Title: Garden cities in theory and practice; being an amplification of a paper on the potentialities of applied science in a garden city, read before Section F of the British Association
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Sennett, Alfred Richard
Subjects: Garden cities
Publisher: London, Bemrose
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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Fourth Promenade East. Contour of the Plots in the Different Thoroughfares of the City. STAGGERED DWELLINGS 179 to another great advantage the novel mode of divid-ing up the land I propose presents from that of theordinary practice—namely, by means of rectangularplots. In the latter the houses obviously must beplaced back to back, in this presenting theundesirable feature of a minimum space betweenthe back windows of each vis-a-vis pair of houses.# In regard to the conformation we have now underdiscussion, it will be seen that the houses are• dodged or c staggered —that is to say, an openspace is preserved behind each dwelling, so that,from all the back windows, an uninterrupted viewof the surrounding country is obtainable, insteadof an unwonted peering into the domestic arrange-ments of ones neighbours dwelling. This happycircumstance—resulting from the specific mode ofplotting out—enables one to arrange that theflower-gardens shall be displayed in front of thevillas instea
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