Tribute to Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)

Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)

In memory of Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014), professor of planning and regeneration at the Bartlett School at University College, London, leading reasercher of the world of planning.

His huge and fantastic contribution covered Urban Geography, Planning and transportation.


A joined book between IGU Urban Commission & IGU Transportation commission speak about all these aspects of Sir Peter Hall:

Knowles, R & Rozenblat, C. (eds.) (2015). Sir Peter Hall – Pioneer in Regional Planning, Transport and Urban Geography, Springer.


Sir Peter Hall wrote or co-wrote around 50 books, among which:

Peter Hall, 2013, Good Cities, Better Lives: How Europe Discovered the Lost Art of Urbanism. London: Routledge.

Peter Hall, 2006, The Polycentric Metropolis: Learning from Mega-City Regions in Europe (with Pain, K.). London: Earthscan.

Peter Hall, 2000, Urban 21: World Report on the Urban Future 21 (with Pfeiffer, U.). Berlin: Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing.

Peter Hall, 1998, Cities in Civilization: Culture, Technology and Urban Order. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.

Peter Hall, 1980, Growth Centres in the European Urban  System. With D. Hay (Heinemann, London).

Peter Hall, 1977, Europe 2000. (Duckworth, London).

Peter Hall, 1974, Urban and Regional Planning. (Penguin, Harmondsworth and David and Charles, Newton Abbot).

Peter Hall, 1966, The World Cities. (Weidenfeld, London). French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish translations published simultaneously.


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