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Townscape

A view of a town or city from a single vantage point; the planning and construction of buildings within a town or city with the objective of achieving overall aesthetically pleasing relationships.

townscape

1. A view of a town or city from a single vantage point.
2. The planning and construction of buildings within a town or city with the objective of achieving overall aesthetically pleasing relationships.
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Wider economic and community benefits will also be realised as a result of the Townscape Heritage Initiative.
Heritage minister Rhodri Glyn Thomas said evidence from other townscape heritage schemes shows they can act as a stimulus for regeneration.
Provision of project management services for Townscape Heritage Scheme within Dudley Town Centre.
The cash will be invested in restoring and improving Holyhead's historic townscape with the aim of rejuvenating the town.
A bid by Wansbeck District Council for pounds 587,000 in heritage lottery funding towards the market place revamp has been successful under the Townscape Heritage Initiative.
McCullough Mulvin Architects produce consistently intelligent, sensitive work, integrating intricately planned buildings into strong formal situations, for example, the insertion of a library into a contorted corner site at Waterford (AR January 2004), extending and reinforcing the townscape with their municipal offices in Tubbercurry (AR May 2004), and producing a bold laboratory extension for University College campus in Dublin (AR February 2004).
But now the chapel's facade is crumbling away and pounds 25,000 is needed to match the funding from the local Townscape Heritage Initiative just to carry out the first phase of the work at the beginning of next year.
His 1964book, Seaport: Architecture and Townscape in Liverpool, described it as the finest Victorian and Edwardian city in Britain.
Peter Graves, townscape heritage initiative manager for the partnership, said: "These projects really seem to have captured the imagination of local people.
Contract Notice: Between 2011 and 2016, Rothesay on the Isle of Bute benefited from a Townscape Heritage Initiative and as such it is hoped that a further regeneration project to continue the momentum of this successful project, will serve as a catalyst for economic growth.
The investment is part of the Townscape Heritage Initiative which funds the regeneration of historic areas with social and economic needs.