Stephenson and metropolitan planning in Perth
- Shaping 'the finest city region in the world': Gordon Stephenson and Canberra's National Capital Development Commission 1960-73. Freestone, Robert // TPR: Town Planning Review;May2012, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p355
Canberra, Australia's national capital city, was transformed through the 1960s from a straggling city beautiful on garden city lines, to a modern new city of international standing by the powerful National Capital Development Commission (NCDC), established in 1957. Gordon Stephenson first...
- 2113: A Canberra Odyssey. MIDDLEBY, DALE // Art Monthly Australasia;May2013, Issue 259, p16
The article reviews the centennial exhibition "2113: a Canberra Odyssey" at the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, from July 13 to November 3, 2013, focusing on the city's history including urban designs by planner Walter Burley Griffin.
- Stephenson, Gordon Henry. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/26/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p835
The article presents an obituary for psychiatrist Gordon Henry Stephenson.
- Introduction Gordon Stephenson, planner and civic designer. Gregory, Jenny; Gordon, David L. A. // TPR: Town Planning Review;May2012, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p269
An introduction is presented which offers biographical information on 20th-century urban planner Gordon Stephenson and discusses articles within the issue on topics including his work in post-Second World War London, England, his work in Perth, Australia, and his work in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
- Gordon Stephenson's reform of the planning curriculum: how Liverpool came to have the MCD. Batey, Peter // TPR: Town Planning Review;Mar2012, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p135
After World War II, Gordon Stephenson was attracted back to Liverpool, his alma mater, to serve as the fourth Lever Professor of Civic Design. His impact in just six years (1948-53) was profound. One of his greatest accomplishments was in curriculum reform and in the introduction of a radically...
- Gordon Stephenson and university planning: a pleasurable professional pursuit. Garnaut, Christine // TPR: Town Planning Review;May2012, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p377
Gordon Stephenson's 1992 autobiography, On a Human Scale: A Life in City Design, includes a chapter on university design, a field of endeavour which he remarked gave him 'a great deal of pleasure'. He turned his attention to this specialisation from the early 1950s and over the next two and a...
- Scientific cloak/romantic heart: Gordon Stephenson and the redevelopment study of Halifax, 1957. Grant, Jill L.; Paterson, Marcus // TPR: Town Planning Review;May2012, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p319
In 1957 Gordon Stephenson prepared an urban renewal study for the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He epitomised the foreign professional expert hired to diagnose urban ills and prescribe solutions. This paper examines the tension between humanistic moral values and rational scientific...
- The end of an era for the TPR: David Massey retires as an editor. Batey, Peter // TPR: Town Planning Review;Nov2012, Vol. 83 Issue 6, pv
The article announces that David Massey will no longer be an editor on the periodical "Town Planning Review." The article recognizes Massey's influence on the journal and the planning community in general, suggesting that he was among the first to have an idea that later became the Association...
- Adult Education in England. // Education Digest;May1946, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p28
The article reports on Gordon Stephenson's article in "Education" about the lack of well-established programs for community centers in England. The article stated that there is an acute shortage of buildings where people can gather to carry on educational and recreational activities. After...