Town Planning for Australia: George Taylor

Authors

Robert Freestone
UNSW Sydney, Built Environment

Synopsis

George Taylor’s Town Planning for Australia was the first dedicated book on the subject of urban planning published in Australia. Journalistic and ideological in style, it sets out a robust vision for a specifically Australian approach to planning and development of towns in a young country.

Taylor was a controversial figure, a political activist and publisher who brought the NSW Town Planning Association into existence and played a key role in promoting planning into the 1920s. His wife Florence Taylor was the first female qualified architect and trained engineer in Australia, and also an important figure in the history of planning and publishing in Australia.

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Published
July 31, 2019
Online ISSN
2666-3457
Print ISSN
2666-3449
License
Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Details about this monograph

ISBN-13 (15)
9780415835107