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F

Fabianism
Fable of the Bees
fabric
façade
façadism
facilitator
facilities benefit assessment
facilities management
factory camp
factory shop
factory-outlet centre
faience
fair trade town
Faith in the City
Faludi, Andreas
Family and Kinship in East London
FAR
Farley, Paul
farmers' market
Farrell, Terry (Sir)
fascism
father of city planning
Fathy, Hassan
fattest city
fatto urbano
faubourg
fauna
favela
fear
fear generator
feasibility
federal empowerment zone
Federal Housing Administration
fee simple estate
feel
felicific calculus
fenestration
feng shui
Ferriss, Hugh
festival marketplace
festivalisation
fever den
fibua
Fichter, Robert
field of wheat
field pattern
fieldwork
figure/ground (or figure and ground, or NOLLI) diagram
figured city
film
filtering
filtering up
finance lease
financial
finding of no significant impact (FONSI)
fine grain
fine mesh
fine particles
fine-grained plan
Finger Plan
fingerprinting
Finnish Village Action (Kylatoiminta)
fire road
Fireman Sam
Firestone Factory
firmness
First Garden City Ltd
first-year fail
fish bowl
Fitch, Clyde
fitness for purpose
fitpad
fitting in
five Bs
Five Towns, The
five-per-cent philanthropy
fixation line
fixed hazardous object
Flagg, Ernest
flagship project
flâner
flânerie
flâneur/flaneur
flanking transmission
flat
Flatiron building
flats over shops
flatted terrace
flex house
flexcity
flexibility
flexible
flexible tenure
flexism
flivver
Floating City
floccinaucinihilipilification
flood
flood plain (or floodplain)
floor area ratio
floorplate
floorspace Gross external floorspace
flora
Florence of the West, The
Florida, Richard
flowing space
fluffy
Flurstück
fly
flying rat
flyposting
Flächennutzungsplan
fog
FONSI
food desert
food poverty
footfall
foothills
footloose industry
footpads' paradise
footpath
footprint
footway
Forbidden City
fordism (also Fordism)
foreign transaction
forensic conservation
Forest Hill Gardens
forest park
form
form follows function
formal
formal surveillance
formalism
formulaic solution
Forshaw, JH
fort up
fortified planting
fortress city
fortress LA
fortress mentality
forum
forward planning
forward strategy
Foster, Norman (Sir) (Lord Foster of Thames Reach)
Fosterito
Foulness
Fountainhead, The
four Cs
four ecologies
four-slicing
Fourier, Charles
Fourth World
Foveaux
foyer
fractal analysis
fractured metropolis
fragment
fragmentation
Fragmented Metropolis, The
Frankfurt Museum Quarter
free-rider
Freedom of the City, The
Freedonia
freehold
Freeland
freeport
freeway
freeway art
freezer clause
Freiburg
Freifläche
Freo
Freudenstadt
Frey, William H
friche urbaine (or friches industrielles)
frictional costs
Friedan, Betty
fringe belt
fringe city
front and back door housing
front setback
frontage development
frontager
Fruin analyis
Fruin, John
fuck-box
fuel poverty
Fugitive Futurist, The
Fuller, Richard Buckminster
Fun City
function
function, disposition and configuration
functional city
functional urban area
functional urban region
functional zone
functionalism
functionality
fundi
furbish
Futurama
future mall
future proof
future search
Future World
Futurism
Futurist City, the
futurity
Fyson, Anthony

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