ACADEMY OF URBANISM SPRING RECEPTION & DEBATE, APRIL 17 2013
The Academy of Urbanism's Spring Reception and Debate with Grosvenor, will commence with a lively exchange on the historic purpose and contemporary relevance of Garden Cities and Suburbs.
Originally an anarcho-syndicalist manifesto for balanced, self-sufficient developments, Garden Cities are now in vogue again politically, despite the earlier abandonment of the UK's postwar New Towns programme.
We will explore whether Ebenezer Howard's 19th century Garden City approach:
The debate will be chaired by David Lock CBE AoU of David Lock Associates, and our specialist panel comprises:
Debbie Aplin AoU - Managing Director, Crest Nicholson Regeneration
John Best AoU - Director, John Best Re.Generation Limited, & ex-CEO Milton Keynes
Kate Henderson - Chief Executive, TCPA
Saffron Woodcraft AoU - Founding Director, Social Life
Please note spaces are limited. Please RSVP to Bright Pryde (firstname.lastname@example.org) to reserve your place.