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There are almost 7,000 detailed definitions in the published edition of The Dictionary of Urbanism. Browse the complete list by initial letter:

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Kahn, Albert
kailyaird
kakatopia (also cacatopia)
kampong
kan ban
Karfik, Vladimir
Karl Marx Hof
Kayden, Jerold
keelie
keeping in keeping
Kelling, George
Kelly, Michael
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald
keno capitalism
Kensington Gore
Kentucky Fried Georgian
Kepes, Gyorgy
kerb (also curb)
kerb appeal/curb appeal
kerb radius/curb radius
Kerngebiet
Kerouac, Jack
Kersh, Gerald
key
key settlement
key worker
Khirokitia
kidult
kill the street
killer vegetables
Killingworth
kinaesthetic experience
Kinder Scout
kine slice
kinetic art
King Arthur
King, Rodney
King, Tom
kiosk
Kirby, John
Kirkby
kiss and ride
kitchen culture
kitsch
knitting
knowing urban design
knowledge management
Kohr, Leopold
kondratieff cycle
Koolhaas, Rem
Korda, Alexander
Kostof, Spiro
Krakov Charter
Krier block
Krier, LĂ©on
Krier, Rob
Kropotkin, Peter
Krupp
Kubin, Alfred
Kubitschek, Juscelino
Kubrick, Stanley
Kurokawa, Kisho

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That dreary tribe of high-minded women and sandal wearers and bearded fruit-juice drinkers come flocking towards the smell of ‘progress’ like bluebottles to a dead cat.
George Orwell on the garden city pioneers

   
illustration from the Dictionary of Urbanism