Introduction 1. The Tall Building Typology 2. The Potential Impacts of Tall Buildings 3. The Emergence of Planning Frameworks for Tall Buildings 4. The Conservation Challenge of Tall Buildings 5.Tall Buildings in Liverpool: "Balancing Conservation and Change in the Maritime Mercantile City" 6. Tall Buildings in Manchester: "While Liverpool Thinks, Manchester Constructs" 7. Tall Buildings in Birmingham: "The New Image Of the City"? 8. Tall Buildings in Oslo: "The Blue, The Green And City In Between" 9. Tall Buildings in Dublin: Property-Led Regeneration Within An Evolving Conservation Planning Framework 10. Tall Buildings in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: "Reconciling the Past with the Present?" 11. Tall Buildings in Vancouver: Celebrating 'The Cult of the View' 12. Conclusions
Michael Short is a qualified planner (MRTPI) and conservation officer (IHBC) with a BSc (Hons) in Town and Regional Planning from the University of Dundee, MA in Heritage Management from Sheffield Hallam University, and PhD in Urban Planning and Conservation from the University of Manchester. Michael currently works as Senior Lecturer in Urban Planning and Conservation at the University of the West of England in Bristol.