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Think Globally, Act Locally
National Journal
Now, nearly 100 years after Patrick Geddes published Cities in Evolution, the book many assert gave rise to the concept of “Think Globally, Act Locally ...
Professor Christopher Smout was awarded with the Royal Scottish Geographical Society’s Geddes Environment Medal at an event in Perth Concert Hall on Monday 24th March
Professor Christopher Smout is Historiographer Royal in Scotland. After thirty two years at Edinburgh University, Smout founded the Institute for Environmental History and Policy at the University of St Andrews, and served as the Institute’s director from 1992 to 2001. His contributions to Environmental history helped to establish this relatively new discipline in Scotland, and drew on the close overlap with historical geography.
Climate change: Think globally, act locally
CBS News
Now, nearly 100 years after Patrick Geddes published Cities in Evolution, the book many assert gave rise to theconcept of "Think Globally, Act Locally ...
Devolving power – and the cuts
The Guardian
Set out as a "third way" in politics – not an invention of Blair, but of sociologists Patrick Geddes and Victor Branford in around 1914 – this was a radical ...
SUJATA JAYAWARDENA MEMORIAL ORATION BY SECRETARY DEFENCE MR ...
Ministry of Defence
The 1921 city plan by Sir Patrick Geddes provided for expansions to the port, the setting up of parks and the zoological garden. ...
Thought of the day from Carey McWilliams
Spot.Us
Their archangel is not Sir Thomas More or Patrick Geddes, but the promoter who promises to deliver, the salesman with enticing phrases, the business ...
Edinburgh as you've never seen it before - through the Camera Obscura
Telegraph.co.uk
This was probably due to overexertion as much as anything else; the third owner, Patrick Geddes, used to make people climb the outside staircase to the top ...
Around town Santa plans to keep little ones posted
Scotsman
A TALK about Patrick Geddes will take place at St ... Renewing Old Edinburgh: the enduring legacy of Patrick Geddes is by Jim Johnson and Lou Rosenburg, ...
Sir Ronald Storrs: The Zionists labeled him Pontius Pilate - and ...
Ha'aretz
The Zionist Commission invited the Scottish town planner Patrick Geddes to Jerusalem to plan the Hebrew University. In 1919, he submitted a master plan for ...
The Garden City Blooms Again
Wall Street Journal
Mumford himself was deeply influenced by the work of Scottish polymath Patrick Geddes, who wrote "Cities in Evolution" (1915), and both men are central to ..
DRAMATIC DESIRES
Calcutta Telegraph
A city, as Patrick Geddes said, is more than a place in space. It is indeed a drama in time. But its most dramatic moments blend so innocently with the ...
Downloading the New Lefties as the cuts come down
The Caledonian Mercury
(Scottish supporters of Patrick Geddes and his garden city concepts might well be muttering: aye, we heard ye). And the greatest of all left intellectual ...
D8 puts design behind FORCE
The Drum
FORCE are reconvening a series of international meetings held by Patrick Geddes and colleagues 100 years ago, exploring the role of communities in ...
Edinburgh Lectures: “The Urban Bioregion”, Alberto Magnaghi
EdinburghGuide.com
Evoking Sir Patrick Geddes' theories of the 'Valley Section' and the interconnectedness of everything, Alberto Magnaghi will try to lay out a concrete ...
Former B Listed International College Offers Wealth of Opportunity
Allmediascotland
The properties are set within approximately an acre of stunning grounds, originally landscaped by Norah Geddes, daughter of Patrick Geddes responsible for ...
Who now believes that university risks giving women a moustache?
The Guardian
In their book, The Evolution of Sex, biologist Patrick Geddes and J Arthur Thompson lobbied against higher education and a broader social role for women as ...
Poetry Doubles comes to Castle Douglas
Dumfries and Galloway Standard
Her MLitt folio, Where Clouds Come To Die, won a Sir Patrick Geddes Award in March 2010. Fiona's training in agriculture and illustration help her make use ...
Edinburgh's secret gardens
Ottawa Citizen
"I am inspired," said Bareham, "by Patrick Geddes, a city planner who, a century ago, believed that people can suffer from 'nature starvation. ...
Of Abantikumar Sanyal and Romain Rolland
The Daily Star
This time he enclosed his book, Response in the Living and Non-Living (1902), and The Life and Work of JC Bose (1920), by Patrick Geddes. ...
City admn could take a cue from century-old trust & master planner
Times of India
While the trust began its work in right earnest, the city also had the distinction of being among the few in the country to get help from Patrick Geddes, ...
Gates to open on 'tiny' Edinburgh garden reserve
BBC News
The Scottish Wildlife Trust's smallest reserve, at the top of the Patrick Geddes steps, will be open on Saturday from 1000 BST until 1600 BST. ...
Peter Head: The world's resources are running low; we need to ...
Scotsman
TWO weeks ago, I was asked by the Royal Town Planning Institute to deliver the annual Sir Patrick Geddes Memorial Lecture in Edinburgh, which seemed to me ...
Kelvin Browne: Tel Aviv's taste for modernity
National Post
... a British town planner hired in 1925 named Patrick Geddes. "Geddes proposed a local variation on the garden-city theme with a north-to-south orientation ...
Realizing the Relevance and Power of Liberian Women: An Epiphany ...
Peace and Conflict Monitor
For example, Patrick Geddes, an 18/19th century town planner, writer and professor of biology from a Scottish background wrote on a wide range of social ...
Sir D'Arcy networks from beyond the grave
Times Higher Education
Patrick Geddes, a biologist and a friend of Sir D'Arcy who died in 1932, also has a Facebook profile. Sadly, it appears that their friendship may not have ...
Water Quality: An Exploration of the Myths, Lies and Misperceptions
Salem-News.Com
We do that “Think globally, act locally” schtick encouraged by Irish (sic) planner and social activist Patrick Geddes. What's hysterical is that most of the crap ...
SNP plotting a passage to India
The Herald
... Bengali poet and Nobel laureate Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, there will be a focus on his friendship with the Scots philanthropist Sir Patrick Geddes. ...
Scotland to be promoted as a film location to Bollywood
DailyIndia.com
To celebrate the two countries' cultural ties, there will be a focus on the friendship between Scots philanthropist Sir Patrick Geddes and the Nobel ...
The Best Way to Keep Buildings Green is Not to Build New Ones
Green Prophet
Tel Aviv is one of the few cities in the world where the architectural ideas of Sir Patrick Geddes are being designed as World Heritage sites by the UN ...
Build a better city
Toronto Star
As the great Scot and 19th-century city planner Patrick Geddes wrote, idealism and "matter of fact" are inseparable: "Our daily steps are guided by ideals ...
Rethinking the architect
Varsity
So we look at figures like Patrick Geddes, who invented the regional planning and the concept of bioregionalism and the effects of man as actor and agent on ...
The Camera Obscura's getting bigger..and that's no illusion
Edinburgh Evening News
In 1892 it was bought by Sir Patrick Geddes who opened it as an Outlook Tower, which later became the Camera Obscura. It was taken over by Visitor Centres ...
Where is the White City?
Times of India
Located in Tel Aviv, Israel, the White City was constructed from the early 1930s to 1950s, based on an urban plan by Sir Patrick Geddes. ..
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Historic Hotel Showcases the Best of Auld Reekie's Heritage
Allmediascotland
These included a set of stained glass panels celebrating one of Scotland's most famous sons, Sir Patrick Geddes, who was celebrated across the world for his ...
Indore: The sleepy town that woke up to New India
Times of India - New Delhi,India
The municipal corporation seemed lethargic, barely aware of Patrick Geddes town plan of 1918. Only the cloth and grain markets and the bazaars hummed, ...
Ten years on, £80m conference centre extension gets go-ahead
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Community leaders have accused the hostel owner of ruining a community garden named after town planner Patrick Geddes by chopping down trees and earmarking ...
Sea Lions could face axe from Edinburgh Zoo
Deadline Press & Picture Agency - Edinburgh,Lothian,UK
“The sea lion pool and big cat enclosures are part of the original Sir Patrick Geddes designed zoo and therefore care must be taken in carrying out ...
Kin for speedy trial in Papiya murder case
Times of India - New Delhi,India
Earlier, delivering the 3rd Papiya Ghosh Memorial Lecture on "Patrick Geddes and Indian Nationalism making a difference", Jamia Millia Islamia former ...
Fraser Suites opens 'Landmark' hotel on historic Edinburgh site
Deadline Press & Picture Agency - Edinburgh,Lothian,UK
... such as the Princes Suite which boasts historic stained glass panels bearing the motto of renowned Edinburgh city planner Sir Patrick Geddes. ...
Old Town puts indoor food market on menu
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
And a Green Spaces Project inspired by the work of Patrick Geddes will aim to get everyone in the area working to create community gardens. ...
Scottish Parliament debates Central Scotland Green Network
DeHavilland - London,Greater London,UK
Indeed, she was writing at the beginning of what Patrick Geddes, who I think stands behind all this to a great extent, called the paleotechnic age, ...
Sofia Leonard: Window makes Geddes' pioneering work clearer
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... 4 November) and I congratulated him on highlighting the importance of the discovery of three stained glass panels linked to Sir Patrick Geddes. ...
Renovators uncover stained glass linked to Sir Patrick Geddes
Edinburgh Evening News

Land row threatens future of city primary school's 'eco-garden' plan
Edinburgh Evening News

Outstanding flat in 'Edinburgh's best address' for sale
Country Life - UK
Although the architect was nominally Professor Henbest Capper, it is generally accepted that the inspiration came from Patrick Geddes, sociologist and town ...
When style was substance: Mumbai in the 1930s
Hindu Business Line - Chennai,India
... prominent British architects like Claude Batley and Patrick Geddes, head of the Sociology Department of Bombay University and a sprinkling of Indians. ...
Into the White City
North Shore Magazine - IL,USA
... of the commercial center to Tel Aviv, and a Scotsman named Sir Patrick Geddes began planning what became the first Hebrew city of modern times. ...
The future of Gandhism
Express Buzz - Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
Patrick Geddes, the town planner and biologist, made a distinction between two eras of industrialism. The first, which he called Paleolithic, ...
A City Reinvents Itself Beyond Conflict
New York Times - New York,NY,USA
Tel Aviv's “intimate big city” feel dates back to its original design as a garden city by Scottish biologist-turned-urban-planner Patrick Geddes. ...
Let History Inform the Debate over Tel Aviv at the Toronto International Film Festival
History News Network - Seattle,WA,USA
Tel Aviv rebuffed periodic attempts to plan its development “for the good of Greater Jaffa,” as the Scottish town planner Patrick Geddes advised in 1925, ...
Alternative histories, alternative futures
Express Buzz - Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
One misses the possibility of a South Asian University conceived on the original cosmopolitanism of Tagore's Santiniketan or Patrick Geddes' idea of a ...
Hotel Missoni, Edinburgh by Allan Murray Architects
Architects' Journal - London,UK
However, even Patrick Geddes, the father of 'conservative surgery', might be shocked to see how the conservation of Edinburgh's fabric now trumps local ...
Debt, Disney and Delhi
Property Week News - London,England,UK
Biopolis is an analysis of Patrick Geddes's ideas on architecture and planning. ... Although Geddes is much respected, his ideas have had limited impact ...
Living with the Garden City
The News International - Karachi,Pakistan
It was Ebenezer Howard, the urban planner, and Patrick Geddes, ... Between 1919 and 1925, Patrick Geddes had spent some time as a professor of sociology and ...
The hyphenated city
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv,Israel
... there to Ahuzat Bayit and from there to Scottish planner Patrick Geddes' Garden City in the old north, on to Ramat Aviv, Ramat Aviv Gimmel and so on. ...
Inspiration of an empty building allows a fresh vision for art show
The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
"It's all about having a sense of place," she explains, citing the philosophy of Ballater-born Sir Patrick Geddes, regarded by many as being the founding ...
Scot who created Tel Aviv hailed in city's centenary celebrations
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Scot who created Tel Aviv hailed in city's centenary celebrations - AS TEL AVIV last night began a series of celebrations to mark the 100th birthday of the city, quiet and unassuming tributes were paid to a Scot who defined its shape and form.
100 yillik bir serüven: Tel-Aviv
Salom - Istanbul,Turkey
O dönemin Ingiliz yöneticisi Sir Patrick Geddes, modern bir sehir plani çizerek, Tel-Aviv'i imar etmeye karar verdi. Kent, 'bahçe-sehir' konseptine göre ...
A gift to itself
Hindu - Chennai, India
In the best universities, as Patrick Geddes noted, research in the sciences must relate to nature and to society. Departments of physics and engineering ...
A Floating Commonwealth, by Christopher Harvie
Independent - London,England,UK
... and what Engels had called the "avocati": pushy, ideological writers and thinkers like Thomas Carlyle, John Buchan and Patrick Geddes. ...
On summer schools
New Statesman - London,England,UK
The pioneer of summer schools in these islands is, beyond question, Professor Patrick Geddes. His school, on Castle Hill, Edinburgh, was the first ...
The view from above
The National - Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates
And similar ideas about vision and knowledge had been in the air when he was at Oxford, where he had met Patrick Geddes, a Scottish scientist and city ...
Burning Issue: Does Caltongate's approval show heritage issues ...
Scotsman - United Kingdom
One of the great principles of urban conservation in Edinburgh, dating back to the time of Patrick Geddes, is that any interventions into the existing ...
Christopher Harvie Profile
guardian.co.uk - UK
A civic nationalist and greenish republican, Harvie's social beliefs owe much to Marxism, as modified by Gramsci, the sociology of Patrick Geddes and a ...
Apparatus of Capture - Architecture in Israel-Palestine, 60 Years On
Archinect - USA
Patrick Geddes planned Tel Aviv in a manner which limited congestion and provided space and air, and at the same time deliberately cut it off from the ...
A tale of Tel Aviv
National Post - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
In 1925, the first mayor, Meir Dizengoff, suggested it was time to impose a little order on the chaos and engaged British planner Patrick Geddes, ...
TA paves paradise, builds huge downtown parking lots
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv,Israel
"The shortage in parking stems from the Patrick Geddes plan from the turn of the last century, which did not take into consideration today's traffic needs," ...
Plaque honours Ballater scientist
Deeside Today - Banchory,Scotland,UK
By Danny Law Sir Patrick Geddes, a highly acclaimed Scottish scientist and town planner, was born in Ballater on October 2, 1854. ...
BOOK RACK
Deccan Herald - Bangalore,India
Patrick Geddes in India; Foreword by Ramachandra Guha (Select Books, 2007, pp 102, Price not mentioned) Patrick Geddes was one of the most dynamic and ...
Jerusalem deconstructed
Jerusalem Post - Israel
... and in 1921 civil governor of Jerusalem and Judea - commissioned Scottish town planner Sir Patrick Geddes to draw up a master plan for the city. ...
Designing cities
Hindu - Chennai,India
His contemporaries may have celebrated him as a Scottish Darwin, but Patrick Geddes was not bound by any particular discipline. He traversed the boundaries ...
History starts and ends local
Guardian Unlimited - UK
Like Lawson and Clark half a century ago (and as I now recognise, behind them the ideas of Patrick Geddes) by working out from the known to the unknown. ...
A dream come true as Phamie makes a date with a legend
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Sir Patrick Geddes, who designed Ramsay Garden, has inspired me in life because he came up with the phrase: 'By creating we think, by living we learn'. ...
Crunch time for historical Old Town?
Guardian Unlimited - UK
Opposition to the Mountgrange scheme has been greatly stiffened by its perceived affront to the memory of Sir Patrick Geddes, a Victorian-Edwardian polymath ...
"Burying bad gas"
Guardian Unlimited - UK
Though "ecology" was invented by two Victorian Scots, Thomas Carlyle and John Ruskin, and broadcast worldwide by two others: John Muir and Patrick Geddes, ...
"Scotland flies the Atlantic"
Guardian Unlimited - UK
Perhaps the most fateful Scots-American partnership social planner was between the ecologist Patrick Geddes and the American town planner Lewis Mumford, ...
'Still time to halt Caltongate plan'
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Caltongate is a large site that needs to be redeveloped but unless we follow the principles set out by Sir Patrick Geddes, who advocated that new ...
A day in the life of Patrick Geddes
Deccan Herald - Bangalore,India
Environmentalist, thinker and city planner, Patrick Geddes spared no sphere of activity that contributed to the welfare of humanity. ...
"Resisting, Subverting and Destroying the Apparatus of Surveillance and Control"
Infoshop News - USA
Patrick Geddes, the great urban thinker from Edinburgh and friend of Kropotkin's, was the first one to see that the dependency of the city and its ...
Opening up the countryside
Perthshire Advertiser - Perthshire,UK
Planning has also started for a Geddes Route to link Perth-Kinnoull and promote non-motorised access from the town to Kinnoull Hill. "Patrick Geddes is ...
Common ground
Guardian Unlimited - UK
The Indian Congress was founded in 1885 by Allan Hume, and Patrick Geddes was, next to Gandhi, the greatest influence on Nehru. James Bryce's federal ideas ...
Alex Hartley
Scotsman - United Kingdom
It was to be a homage to Patrick Geddes and Ian Hamilton Finlay. Gardens had a special meaning for both. For Geddes, public or shared gardens make our ...
Turn back time and retrieve Dizengoff Square
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv,Israel
The square is part of the original urban plan by Sir Patrick Geddes, and was designed by architect Genia Averbuch. An idea to build a parking lot under the ...
In full bloom
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... as the EIF project is called, explores art and the shaping of the urban garden and takes its inspiration from the work of Sir Patrick Geddes. ...
Art lovers will be comforted by this
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... historic buildings will be one to look out for." The Jardins Publics exhibition has been inspired by Edinburgh's celebrated town planner Sir Patrick Geddes.
We shall remember
Scotsman - United Kingdom
A discursion into the writings of one of that building's most celebrated residents, Patrick Geddes, provides insight into the underlying ethos of the ...
Developers must show city respect
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Back in the 1890s, Edinburgh's own Patrick Geddes called this "conservative surgery" - operating only where necessary. New developments need to draw ...
Talent that knew no limits, and changed Scotland for ever
The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
... movement and artists such as Walter Crane and William Morris, towards Patrick Geddes's vision of an all-embracing "organic" education for Edinburgh. ...
Secret garden comes out of the shadows
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
The garden was created more than 100 years ago by Sir Patrick Geddes, the 19th century sociologist and town planner who designed the Outlook Tower and ...
Riddle's of the past explored in new project
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... and the personalities who lived, worked, learned or performed here, including David Hume, Patrick Geddes, Jack Kane and the cast of Monty Python."
10 Scottish books that will change your life
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Anyone walking through the Old Town (for the time being) could apply these words to Sir Patrick Geddes, the influential ecologist, urban planner, ...
Hunter's trophies of knowledge
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Patrick Geddes, heir to the generalist ideals that Hunter's collection so magnificently illustrates, remarked that without art to preserve the human ...
Red flag, red dragon
Scottish Left Review - UK
In South Wales we may be getting closer to Patrick Geddes’ ‘Walestown’, where the capital (now with the prestige of Richard Rogers’ near-legislature and the ...
Letters extra
Guardian Unlimited - UK
We need more of the Patrick Geddes triptych in our approach, ie being fit for planet, for people and purpose - something our planners have missed in many ...
A trip to see the lights is fantastic
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Yet another change of ownership occurred in 1892 when Patrick Geddes took over and named it the Outlook Tower, regenerating the operation. ...
Scotland’s election, history’s tides
Open Democracy - London,UK
And in Fife, where the great Patrick Geddes undertook his first town-planning schemes in the 1890s, there's plenty of scope for a linear city - a necklace ...
It's the birth of a new registrar office
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Other options include naming the building after Greyfriars Kirk, St Giles' Cathedral, George IV Bridge itself, town planner Sir Patrick Geddes, ...
Backstabbing in the depths as coral bleaching foreshadows a new ...
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
In particular, he is writing in opposition to the famous Edinburgh biologist Sir Patrick Geddes, who tried to apply biological lessons to the fields of ...
Shaky in its compass
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... about how we experience time and space, ideas current in artistic circles in Scotland through Bergson's friendship with Patrick Geddes. ...

A new era begins
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
The project is also presented as a homage to Patrick Geddes, for whom public gardens were a vital organ of social well-being. ...

Castles in the air
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv, Israel
Goodovitch speaks of the contribution of Sir Patrick Geddes to planning Tel Aviv. In Paris, 150 years ago, Baron Osman planned a renewed and beautiful ...
A conjectural history
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... but a balanced civic industrialisation adapted to what the country's foremost social thinker, Patrick Geddes, called the "neotechnic" epoch, ...
Gift of entitlement is nearly worthless
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... this of Craigmillar, and if that connection seems absurd remember Craigmillar was an idealistic project in a tradition that went back to Patrick Geddes. ...
How much should a person consume?
Down to Earth (subscription) - New Delhi,India
Some of his strongest praise is heaped on the Scottish town planner Patrick Geddes, the us thinker Lewis Mumford and the Indian ecologist—Guha’s ...
On the right trail
Perthshire Advertiser - Perthshire,UK
Sir Patrick Geddes, one of the foremost thinkers in Victorian Britain, spent his early years being schooled in Perth before travelling the world and ...
At what cost consumption?
Hindu - Chennai,India
In his list of true activists are Scottish internationalist Patrick Geddes, who toured India early in the 20th century and provided a perceptive analysis of ...
A pleasant pane
East Lothian Courier - Haddington,Scotland,UK
With a £10000 budget, Kate spent most of last summer working on the panel, which commemorates Sir Patrick Geddes, the planner and scientist born in 1854 who ...
Bell, Tom, 1867-1942
libcom.org - London,UK
He established a friendship there with Patrick Geddes, the biologist and town planner and persuaded him to bring over Elisée Reclus, the anarchist and ...
Having the time of his lives
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
The concept - first proposed seriously by the French poet Denis Saurat in 1924, though the term was bandied about by Patrick Geddes and MacDiarmid ...
City takes panes to remember Geddes
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
According to architect Ben Tindall, chairman of the Patrick Geddes Memorial Trust and responsible for Edinburgh's Hub building, "he wanted to breathe life ...
Scottish internationalist
Hindu - Chennai,India
His name was Patrick Geddes, and he was born in 1854, in Scotland. After making a considerable reputation as a town planner in Europe, he came to India in ...
The poor will inherit the earth. Yes, but how?
HardNews Magazine - New Delhi,India
But few have perhaps heard of Patrick Geddes, the biologist who was a contemporary of Lutyens and Baker, and who was summoned by the prince to replan Indore ...
Capital of the Pallavas
Hindu - Chennai,India
Patrick Geddes, the famous Scotish town planner, visited Kanchipuram in 1914 and remarked that he has not seen a great town like this anywhere else. ...
A beautiful re-union
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... in regional planning: something that had its Scots origins, in the 18th-century model villages and the geographical and sociological efforts of Patrick Geddes. ...
Bold horizons
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... Here, in Old Town, New Town, No Town Gross.Max claim Patrick Geddes as their inspiration, restating the complexities that those dire planners ignored, leaving ...
Where nature meets the city
Montreal Gazette (subscription) - Montreal,Quebec,Canada
... During the Hamilton visit, we learn about the City Beautiful movement and contributions made by Scottish planner Patrick Geddes (1854-1931) to urban design in ...
How a nation found its voice
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... The recovery of Scottish confidence in our own literature was a slow process. It began at the end of the 19th century with RL Stevenson and Patrick Geddes. ...
The case for a tale of multiple cities
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... I propose - picking up where the visionary planner Patrick Geddes left off a century ago - a counter-geography of Edinburgh, by thinking of the city beyond the ...
Great Scotswomen
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... Among her friends were Lord Brougham, Patrick and Anna Geddes and, in Paris, Paul Desjardins. Her now-forgotten novels included ...

Problem of plenty: Heritage buildings of Calcutta
But as Sir Patrick Geddes, the Scottish biologist most well known for his pioneering work in Southasian urban planning, once wrote: "I do not advocate for the retention of things useless ? I only plead for a fair trial before condemnation ? and the open-minded consideration of each survival of the past and its value, whether as an actual asset or a possible one."

Take a step back in time on fine hill jaunt
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... Road to the right. The zoo was first laid out in 1913 by Sir Patrick Geddes and Frank Mears, but has been continually developed. ...
Mettle needed to forge the future at Ravenscraig
Scotland on Sunday - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... He might start by recalling the work of that great Scottish thinker, Patrick Geddes, regarded as one of the founders of modern town planning, whose mantra ...
Dullness fades
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... Our children may want to be dead, since we are far along the motorway to Necropolis, as the Scots social thinker Patrick Geddes called an environment wrecked ...

Former Brown Ally Selected to Fight Kirkcaldy Seat
SNP (press release) - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... Our children may want to be dead. We are on the motorway to Necropolis, as that great Scot - and nationalist - Patrick Geddes called the wrecked environment. ...

Shades of green
Scottish Left Review - UK
... Patrick Geddes for example, a contemporary of Muir, is considered by Indian sociologist Ramachandra Guha as a social ecologist whose integration of science and ...

An AZ for one track minds
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... not mention Heathcote Williams' The Speakers (which follows four lunatic Hyde Park orators), Patrick Hamilton or the Edinburgh thinker Patrick Geddes as part ...

EDI's Tron project wins RICS Scotland Regeneration Award
Property Executive Magazine - Glasgow,UK
... Described as "the biggest intervention in the fabric of the Old Town since Patrick Geddes", the Tron regeneration has successfully combined a range of ...

Edinburgh - The Truman Show's architect dreams of a Highland ...
Europa Concorsi - Italy
... Duany was talking about the great Scots town-planning pioneer Sir Patrick Geddes, ' and his influences on New Urbanism, particularly on our attitude to ...

A great flat if you like Tattoos
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... Designed by the city's planning pioneer Sir Patrick Geddes, the flat has been described as the "Eyrie in the Sky" and has breathtaking views stretching from ...

Edinburgh at risk of being 'clone city', says Charles
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... Quoting Edinburgh's planning pioneer, Patrick Geddes, the prince said "town planning must be folk planning". "Tradition, in truth, is not about style. ...

Mike Davis on a Planet of Slums
Socialist Worker Online - Chicago,IL,USA
... From Patrick Geddes to Jane Jacobs, urban theorists have correctly emphasized that the city, not the idealized small farm, is our ultimate ark: potentially the ...

Lighthouse on a low coast - I
GreaterKashmir.com (press release) - Srinigar,India
... In 1914, in the City College biology department library, Mumford came across the writings of Patrick Geddes, a Scottish professor of biology. ...

City's gardens green for go
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... from some of our most famous streets, yet largely unnoticed by passers-by - such as the Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden close to the Patrick Geddes Steps at ...

Godmother of the American City
Metropolis Magazine - New York,NY,USA
... JHK: You were particularly harsh on Ebenezer Howard and Patrick Geddes and the Garden City movement of the early twentieth century. ...

Seeds sown for man who saved Edinburgh's Old Town
Scotsman - United Kingdom
A commemorative garden is being created to honour the memory of Sir Patrick Geddes, known as the man who saved the Old Town. Work ...

Good plans pass test of time
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... to excel as a world-leading example of what can be achieved by judicious masterplanning is entirely appropriate given that Patrick Geddes, widely recognised as ...

Tel Aviv, the white city
Ynetnews - Israel
... from the early 1930s until the 1950s, based on the urban plan by Sir Patrick Geddes, reflecting modern organic planning principles. ...

Tel Aviv, The White City
European Jewish Press - Brussels,Belgium
... The White City was constructed from the early 1930s until the 1950s, based on the urban plan by Sir Patrick Geddes, reflecting modern organic planning ...

City children get ready to think globally
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... innovative ideas for how cities and their inhabitants can follow the "Think Global Act Local" motto coined by the celebrated town planner Sir Patrick Geddes. ...

Sculptress in on a glass act to honour Patrick Geddes
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... selection process, Kate Henderson, from Haddington, was chosen to produce a stained glass artwork inspired by city conservationist Sir Patrick Geddes and his ...

Great Scot! Experience Glasgow and Edinburgh From $799
Frommers - USA
... Edinburgh also holds a historic role in the development of modern cities: its "old town" is where urban planner Sir Patrick Geddes pioneered much of his ...

Green for go as gardens and parks to open gates to public
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... Association, said: "The event will be one giant celebration of green space in all of Edinburgh and [pioneering conservationist] Sir Patrick Geddes would have ...

Top artists compete to carve memorial for Old Town saviour
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
GLASS panels by artists competing to design a dramatic sculpture in tribute to the pioneering conservationist Sir Patrick Geddes are set to go on display in ...

The man who saved Edinburgh's Old Town
Scotsman - United Kingdom
SCOTS sociologist Sir Patrick Geddes remains, inexplicably, little recognised in Scotland for his achievements as the so-called father of modern town planning. ...

Mansion could be good as zoo
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... The Geddes Room was named after the zoo's original landscape designer, Patrick Geddes, and the Salvesen Room was named after the first president of the RZSS

Magic feather in our cap
Scotland on Sunday - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... and the systems by which we seek to control its production, comes a further parallel with the social and moral thinking of another great Scot - Patrick Geddes. ...
UQAM hosts Tel Aviv architectural exhibit
Canadian Jewish News - North York,ON,Canada
... Based on the designs of Scottish urban planner Sir Patrick Geddes, the northern part of Tel Aviv was to be modelled on a "European garden city.". ...
Sculpture planned for new HQ
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... City leaders have already revealed plans to pay tribute to Sir Patrick Geddes, regarded as the father of modern town planning, by installing a glass panel ...
A thread of pride
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... These might include, for example, Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations, David Hume (1711-76) and Patrick Geddes (1854-1932). ...
Respecting architectural legacy - and the audience
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv,Israel
... a renewed center for performing arts, one of high quality and high safety standards, in the spirit of the design concept of architect Patrick Geddes, the first ...
The timeless appeal of Auld Reekie
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... For example, Patrick Geddes, arguable the father of the modern concept of "sustainable development", was drawn to the city in 1900 from Dundee; Richard Meier ...
Showing off in Venice
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... artist Pistoletto has taken over a whole island in the lagoon for an idealistic educational project very reminiscent of the Third Paradise by Patrick Geddes. ...
Reach for the skyline
Peninsula On-line - Qatar
... In 1890 Patrick Geddes, an eccentric Scottish polymath, acquired an old observatory beside the castle, high above the Scottish capital, and turned it into the ...
Creating a Tel Aviv for all ages
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv,Israel
... Since the first and only master plan for Tel Aviv, drafted by Scottish architect Patrick Geddes in the 1930s, the city had no master plan. ...
Trip to art's utopia starts in Dundee
Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... Back in the gallery, Sustersic has framed two pieces of writing by the great Arts and Crafts champion and social reformer Patrick Geddes in which the one-time ...
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