Origin of town planning
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for town planning
The value of town-planning to Roman civilization was twofold.
It is unnecessary here to follow further the renaissance of town-planning.
But they are natural forerunners of an interest in town-planning.
In one city indeed, the greatest of all, no town-planning can be detected.
In some form or other, town-planning had now taken root in the Greek world.
- the comprehensive planning of the physical and social development of a town, including the construction of facilitiesUS term: city planning
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