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The Temporary City Paperback – March 15, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-0415670562 ISBN-10: 041567056X Edition: 1st

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"...a hugely inspiring read." Property Week

"The Temporary City is a welcome addition to the literature on planning and regeneration – whilst written independently of the recent Mary Portas review of Britain’s high streets, the book deals, from a different direction, with many similar issues affecting our cities. Coming from authors with a practical grounding in the issues of design, planning and delivery it is a particularly valuable and informed contribution to the debate on the future of our cities." - NewStart Magazine

 "The Temporary City's...analytical framework offers a clever review of the logic behind a more responsive approach to urban planning, conceived not as a guidebook but as a proposal to understand this phenomenon, to look into its drivers and find reasons to show how this can be more than hype and become a relevant instrument in the future."Ciudades a Escala Humana

"The Temporary City is a decent and thorough-full document that combines inspiring examples with interesting academic reflections."The Pop-Up City

"Anyone wishing to capture some Olympic spirit in their projects would do well to begin with this book." Juliet Bidgood, Urban Design, Autumn 2012, Issue 124

 "The Temporary City is a smart glossy book packed with bright images and sharp ideas […] [It] will have a presence and impact enduring well beyond that of some of the activities it describes."Stewart Williams, School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania, Australia, in the Australian Planner

About the Author

Peter Bishop trained in town planning at Manchester University and has spent his entire career working in London. Over the past 25 years he has been a Planning Director in four different Central London boroughs and has worked on major projects including Canary Wharf, the development of the BBC’s campus at White City and the King's Cross development.

In 2006 he was appointed as the first Director of Design for London, the Mayor’s architecture and design studio. He is an advisor to the Mayor of London and a Director at the architectural firm Allies and Morrison – Urban Practitioners. Peter lectures and teaches extensively, is a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University, an Honorary Fellow of University College London and an Honorary Fellow of the RIBA.

Lesley Williams trained in environmental sciences in Bradford and in town planning at the Bartlett School of Architecture, and is a writer and sculptor. She has worked for the Civic Trust, CAG Consultants and the Environment Trust. For the last 15 years she has worked as a freelance consultant specialising in the design and facilitation of stakeholder involvement processes, consensus building and partnership development.


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