The Blitz and Its Legacy is a fascinating volume which includes war experiences of destruction, architecture, urban design, the political process of planning and reconstruction, and also popular perceptions of rebuilding. Its findings provide very timely lessons which highlight the value of learning from historical precedent. Drawing together leading scholars and new researchers from across the fields of planning, history, architecture and geography, this volume presents an historical and cultural commentary on the immediate and longer-term impacts of wartime destruction.... plans of the new city centre.in some ways, the existence of movement and circulation within these seductive diagrams ... These ideas can be seen in Fidlera#39;s 1958 campus-style masterplan for the moribund Civic Centre (which included a ... The Bull Ring Shopping Centre opened in May 1964 and its focus was an indoor shopping mall a Britaina#39;s first fully-enclosed and air-conditioned shopping centre .
|Title||:||The Blitz and Its Legacy|
|Author||:||Mark Clapson, Peter J. Larkham|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013|