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Garden cities for the twenty-first century

Thursday 26th January, 2017

The URBED Trust's Nicholas Falk writes about garden cities for the 21st century in the latest edition of journal Urban Design International

How can cities grow without harming the environment? Nicholas Falk and David Rudlin won the 2014 Wolfson Economic Prize by showing how to build New Garden Cities that are visionary, viable and popular. The principles were tested out first in York and then in Oxford, and are now being applied in a number of other cities. The basic idea is to use the uplift in land values to fund improved local infrastructure.

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