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Building democracy : community architecture in the inner cities /

by Towers, Graham.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : UCL Press, 1995Description: xviii, 254 p. : ill., plans ; 26 cm.ISBN: 1857280881; 185728089X (pbk.).Other title: Community architecture in the inner cities.Subject(s): City planning | Inner cities | Architecture and society | Architecture -- History | Architecture | Great BritainOnline resources: Publisher description
Partial contents:
1. The legacy of the nineteenth century: the rise of social architecture -- 2. The Welfare State: the making of a juggernaut -- 3. Communities fight back: the birth of a new architecture -- 4. Helping themselves: the co-operative revival -- 5. The direct approach: community technical aid -- 6. Behind the lines: community architecture in local government -- 7. Involving people: the techniques of participation -- 8. The Ivory Tower: educating building designers -- 9. Left, Right and Centre: the politics of community architecture -- 10. The urban imperative: redeeming the inner cities.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. The legacy of the nineteenth century: the rise of social architecture -- 2. The Welfare State: the making of a juggernaut -- 3. Communities fight back: the birth of a new architecture -- 4. Helping themselves: the co-operative revival -- 5. The direct approach: community technical aid -- 6. Behind the lines: community architecture in local government -- 7. Involving people: the techniques of participation -- 8. The Ivory Tower: educating building designers -- 9. Left, Right and Centre: the politics of community architecture -- 10. The urban imperative: redeeming the inner cities.

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