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  1. Model Estate (Routledge Revivals)

    Planned Housing at Quarry Hill, Leeds

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation – its complete demolition...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Remaking Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Contradictions of the Recent Urban Environment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, published in 1980, is an iconoclastic account of one of the pillars of the welfare state, British town and country planning, between 1945 and 1975. Always a fine balance between central control and market forces, it was challenged by strains within and between the environmental...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Government of Space (Routledge Revivals)

    Town Planning in Modern Society

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Britain’s planning system began as ‘town and country planning’ to repair the ravages of unplanned industrialism and promote ideal environments for the future. Steering a course between left and right, public control and for-profit development, it survived successive booms and busts, broadening to...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Place of Home

    English domestic environments, 1914-2000

    By Alison Ravetz, Professor Alison Ravetz, R. Turkington

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    **This book was originally printed as a hardback in 1995. The paperback released in 2011 is a reprint of the original** A comprehensive and in-depth history of the 20th century English home, how it has been created, and how it works for people. It focuses on the various influences bearing on...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Council Housing and Culture

    The History of a Social Experiment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Born of idealism, and once an icon of the Labour movement and pillar of the Welfare State, council housing is now nearing its end. But do its many failings outweigh its positive contributions to public health and wellbeing?Alison Ravetz here provides the first comprehensive and apolitical history...

    Published June 27th 2001 by Routledge

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