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C

C-Town
CABE
Cabet, Etienne
cabin fever
cacatopia
Cactusville
CAD jockey
cadastral map
cadastral survey
cadastre
Cadbury, George
Cadw
Caerleon
Caernarfon
café
café creep
café latte
calcium chloride
California
Caliph's Design, The
call option
call-in
callampas
Calvino, Italo
camber
Camelot
Cameron, Charles
Campaign to Protect Rural England
Campanella, Tomaso
campus
can
Can Man Plan?
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)
Canary Wharf
Cancer of Empire
Cantril Farm
cap
capability
capacity building
capital
capital holiday
capital markets
capital of all music
capital of capital
capital of exhausted trees
capital of money
Capital of the Mind
capital of the nineteenth century
capital of the twentieth century
capital of the world
capital punishment
capital web
Capone, Al
cappuccino culture
Capra, Frank
capturing space
car
car alarm
car ban
car barn
car city
car club
car culture
car dependency
car platform
car port
car-centric
caravan sites
carbon-neutral development
carcass
carceral city
carchitecture
cardboard city
cardo
care and repair
care in the community
careful urban renewal
carmaggedon
Carpenter, Edward
carpet
carpool
Carport
carrefour à gyration
carriage arch
carriageway
carrying capacity
cartoon architecture
cash-in-lieu for parking
cashstake
cassie
Castra Sanguinarius
Castrum Mare
Catal Hüyük
catchment
catchment area
category D village
Cathne
Cathy Come Home
causey
causey edge
ceety
Celebration
Celesteville
Celestial City
Céline, Louis-Ferdinand
cell system
cellular structure
census
central activities zone
central activity area
central business district
Central City
central London
Central Park, New York
central place theory
central reservation
centre city
centre for the built environment
centre of culture
Centre Point
centre-ville
centrifugal fragmentation
centuriation
Cerdá y Señer, Idelfonso
certainty
certificate of immunity from listing
certificate of lawfulness
Cervero, Robert
ceuffordd
Chadwick, Edwin (Sir)
Chadwick, George
Chalk Pit Case
Chalk, Warren
Chamberlain Act
Chamberlain, Joseph
Chamberlain, Neville
Chambless, Edgar
chameleon building
champion
Chandigarh
Chandler, Bill
change agent
change delivery
change of use
changed
chaos theory
character
character appraisal
character area
character assessment
characterisation
chare
charity mugger
Charles Hire
Charleville
charrette
Charter of Krakow
Chartist Cooperative Land Society
Chattanooga
chautauqua
Chaux
Chavez Ravine
checkerboard
Chelm
Chelyabinsk-40
chemin des anes, le
chequer
cherry-pick
Cheryomushki
chewing gum
Chi
chi-chi
chi-chi-up
chic
Chicago overcoat
Chicago school
Chicago Tribune competition
Chicago World's Fair
chicane
chief planning adviser
child
child poverty
Children of the City
chimney of the world, the
Chipitts
Chocolate City
choker
Chopper City
choreography (also urban choreography)
Chosen City, The
Christchurch
Christianopolis
Chrysler Building
Church Commissioners
Churches Aloft
CIAM (Congrès Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne)
Cicero
cidade
Cidade de Deus
Cinderella effect
cinema
Circle City
Circleville
circulation
circus
citadel
cité
cité-jardin
cities of the plain
citified
citistat
citizen
citizen control
citizen engagement
citizenry
citizens' jury
citizenship
città
Cittabella
city
city action teams
city air makes you free
City and the Stars, The
city arab
city architect
city beautiful movement
city bug
city built on bones
city bull-dog
city by the sea
city challenge
city college
city design
city development forum
city farm
city father
City Fruitful
city grant
city growth strategy initiative
City Housing Corporation
city in the country near the sea
city in the park
City in the Sea
city is not a tree, A
city lite
city manager
city of a hundred towers
city of a million dustbins
city of a thousand wells
City of Ambition
city of angels
City of Arcadia
city of architecture and design 1999
city of bells
city of big shoulders
City of Bits
City of Brass
city of brotherly love
city of cities
city of clones
city of David
city of democracy
City of Destruction
city of djinns
City of Dreadful Height, The
city of dreadful joy
city of dreadful knights
City of Dreadful Night, The
city of dreaming spires
city of dreams
city of efficient consumption
city of exacerbated differences
city of free choice
city of garantism
City of God
City of God, The
city of gods
city of gold
city of hard labour
city of heaven
city of holes
city of ivory
city of light
City of Light
city of lilies
City of Lost Souls
city of magnificent distances
city of nations
city of numbers
city of panic
city of parts
city of perspiring dreams
City of Quartz
city of saints
city of seven hills
city of shadows
city of sleep, the
City of Spades
city of steel
city of strife
city of suicides
city of the apes
city of the beautiful towers
city of the blind
city of the deformed
city of the firsts
city of the future
city of the Golden Gate
city of the immortals
city of the stars
city of the sun
City of the Sun, The
city of the trees
city of the world
city of the [nineteenth] century
city of three kings
city of trees
city of truth
city of villages
city of women
city of words
city of X
city on a hill
City Plan, The
City Planners, The
city planning
City Pride Initiative
city region
city roast
city safari
city sherry
city slicker
city stage
city state
city that never sleeps, the
city that reads, the
city wilderness, the
City, The
City, the
city-centre syndrome
city-line
city-state
citycide
CityMatters
Citynet
cityologist
cityscape
Cityside
citystate
ciudad
ciudad lineal
civic
Civic Amenities Act 1967
civic amenity site
civic architect
civic art
civic booster
civic boosterism
civic centre
civic creativity
civic design
civic engagement
civic planning
civic pride
civic renewal
civic ruin
civicentre
civicness
civics
civil architecture
civil engineer
civil engineering
civil renewal
civil society
Civilia
civilised
civilised city
civility
civitas
Civitas Solis
clachan
cladding
CLAIRE (Contaminated land: applications in real environments)
clamps
clarity of joint
Clarke's law of exponential density decay
Clarke, CW
Clash, The
CLASP
class
Classic Slum, The
classical
classical-lite
classification
Clean Air Act
clean purchase
clean-sweep planning
clean-up
clear zone
clearance
clearance area
clearances
clever CCTV
Click-Click
client
climate
Clinton, Bill
clip-on revivalism
Clockwork Orange chic
Clone City
close
close-in neighbourhood
closed landfill
closet
Clousden Hill Farm
Clouston, Brian
cloverleaf intersection
cluster
cluster block
Cluster City
cluster zoning
clustering
clutterbuster
Clydeforth
co-housing
coach-lamps
Coal City
Coalfields Enterprise Fund
Coalfields Regeneration Trust
Coalfields Task Force
coals in the bath
coarse grain
coarse mesh
Cobbett, William
COBRA
Coca-Colazation
Cocacolonisation
cockney
cocktail belt
cocoon effect
Coen, Jan Pieterszoon
coffee
cognition
cognitive map
coherent structure
cohesive community
cohort survival model
Coin Street
Coketown
cold bridge
Coleman, Alice
Coleville
collaboration
collaboratory
Collage City
collateral
collateral warranty
collective memory
Collective Plan
collector road
Collège des Ecossais
collision
colonisation
colony
Colossus of Roads, The
combinational urbanism
combined heat and power
Comeback City
comedians
comfortable concentration camp
commercial leisure development
commercial waste
commissar's tudorbethan
Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment
Commission for the New Towns
Committee on the Appearance of Housing Estates
committees
commodification
commoditie, firmenes and delight
common
Common Ground
common interest ownership
common land
Common Purpose
commonhold
commonplace
Commonwealth of Oceana
communal garden
communal heating
commune
communicative planning
Communist Manifesto, The
communitarianism
communitas
Communities Against Drugs
Communities First
Communities Scotland
community
community action
community advocacy
community appraisal (or audit)
community architecture
Community Architecture Group
community areas policy
community audit
Community Champion
community champion
community charge
community chest
community cohesion
community council
community design centre
community development
community development project
community economic development
community empowerment
Community Empowerment Fund
community engagement
community enterprise
community entrepreneur
community forest
community forum
Community Forum
community foundation
Community Fund
community governance
community heating
Community Housing Taskforce
community indicators
community information network
community interest company
community investment
Community Land Act 1975
community land scheme
Community Learning Chests
Community Legal Service Partnership
community loan fund
community of communities
community plan
community planner
community planning
community planning forum
community politics
community profiling
community reinvestment
community renewal
community safety
community services
Community Services Fund
community spirit
community strategy
community strengths assessment
community technical aid
community technical aid centre
community unit
community well-being
community without propinquity
Community, Identity, Stability
community-based housing association
community-based regeneration
Commutaria
commuter
commuter belt
commutershed
commuterville
compact
compact city
company titles scheme
company town
comparative method
comparison goods
comparison shopping
compatible use
complex
complexity
Complexity and Contradiction
composition urbaine
compositional urbanism
comprehensive (re)development
comprehensive area strategy
comprehensive development area
compulsory competitive tendering
compulsory purchase
COMTECHSA
concave space
concealable
concentrated deconcentration
concentric zone theory
concept plan
concept statement
concessionaire
concrete
Concrete Bob
concrete cancer
concrete collar
concrete forest
concrete jungle
concretion
condition
conditional contract
conditional use
condominium
Conference of Socialist Planners
configuration
conflict resolution
congestion
congestion charging
conglomerate
congregation
Congress for the New Urbanism
connected city approach
connectivity
consensus
consensus building
conservation
conservation area
conservation area advisory group
conservation area character appraisal
conservation area consent
conservation area partnership
conservation by demolition
conservation deficit
conservation officer
conservation plan
conservation-officer Georgian
conservative surgery
conserver gains
consistency
consistent poverty
Consortium Developments
conspicuousness
constraints map
constructed experience
consult
consultant
consultation
consultation fatigue
consumer-driven industry
consumption
Container City
containment
containment site
contaminated land
contaminative use
contemporary
Contemporary City, The
Contemporary Style
context
context (or site and area) appraisal
context dependency
contextual architecture
contextualism
contextualization
contingent valuation
continuing professional development
Continuous Movement
contracommuting
contract
contract zoning
contractor's test
Contrasts
controlled heterogeneity
controlled parking zone
controlled waste
controversy
CONU
conurbation
convenience shop
convenience shopping
conventional suburban development
conversation
convex space
convex space
convexity
conviviality
Conzen, MRG
Cook, Peter
cookbook engineering
cookie-cutter development
Cooley, Charles Horton
Cooperative City
cooperative colony
Copley, West Yorkshire
copy
Corbett, A Cameron
corbie-steps
core
core city
core income
Cork
corner boy
corner shop
corner visibility triangle
cornice
cornice line
cornucopian
Corona
Coronation Street
corporate finance
corporate modernism
corporate plan
corporate planning
corporate strategy
corridor
corridor street
Corrie
Cortina man
cosmopolis
Cosmopolis
cosmopolitan
cost effectiveness analysis
cost of variability
cost-benefit analysis
Costa, Lucio
Costford
Cotati
Cottonopolis
cottoun
Council for European Urbanism
council housing
counter-intuitive planning
counter-urban
counter-urbanisation
country
country belt
country lore
country music
country town
countryside
Countryside Agency
countryside design summary
countryside policy area
countryside stewardship
County of London Plan
county town
couples in, families out
cours
court
court of miracles
covenant
Covent Garden
CowParade
Craig, James
Cramlington
Crane, David
Crash
crash
crate
CRAVED
crawsteps
creando pensamus
creative city
creative class
creative destruction
creative loft
creative partnership
creative town, the
credit union
Crescent City
crib
crib-stane
Crichel Down Rules
crime pattern analysis
crime prevention
critical load
critical regionalism
critical renewal (or reconstruction)
Crittall, Francis
Croitas Solis
Cromford
Crompton, Dennis
Crooklyn
Crosland, Anthony
Cross, RA
cross-cutting strategy
crosswalk
Croton Water System
crowd dynamics
crowd-soaking
crowded
Crown Street Regeneration Project
crusty space
cryonic conservaction
Crystal Palace
Crystal Way
Cubitt, Thomas
Cubitt, William
CUDAT
cul-de-sac
culchie
Culdesac
Cullen, Gordon
Cullingworth Report
cultural bombing
cultural capacity
cultural crucible
cultural elitism
cultural environment
cultural landmark
cultural landscape
cultural planning
cultural resources
cultural significance
culture
culture of poverty
Culver City
culvert
Cumbernauld
cumulative impact
Cunningham, Walter
cupressocyparis leylandii
curb
Curitiba
curtain twitching
curtilage
customer
Cuttenclip
Cutteslowe wall
Cuzco
cyberia
cybernetics
cyberplace
cyberspace
cyburbia
cyclopath

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Henry George

   
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