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M

Mac and Mick
machine age
machizukuri
macjob
Mackintosh, Charles Rennie
MacMansion
macro scale
Mad Max
Madurodam
Maertens, Hermann
maestref
magazine architecture
Magic City, The
Magical Urbanism
magistrale
magnet school
Magnetic City
Magnificent Mile, the
Magnitogorsk
Mahagonny
Maidenhead Town Hall
mail
mail-order house
main drag
main stem
main street
Main Street
Main Street is almost all right
main-main intersection
mainline
mainstream funding
mainstreaming
maintenance
maintenance-free
mairie
maisonette
major centre
major development
major repairs allowance
majority minority city
make no little plans
making-down
mall
Mall
Mall, The
mallification
malling
mallopolis
Malraux, André
Mammon
man on the Clapham omnibus, the
management board
management contract
managerialism
Manaus
Manchester
Manchester Ship Canal
Mandelbrot, Benoit
Mandelstam, Osip
Manhattanise
Manifesto of Futurist Architecture
manipulated city
manipulation
Mannheim
Manoa
mansard roof
Mansion House Square
manufactured home
Manzoni, Herbert (Sir)
map
map amendment
Maplin
mapping
Maragall, Pasqual
Marble Farm, The
March of Bricks and Mortar, The
mardi gras
Margaretenhöhe
margin
margins
marker
market forces
market town
Market Towns Initiative
marketecture
marketing
marriage of town and country
MARS Group
MARS Plan
Marsh, Benjamin
Marsh, George Perkins
Marshall, Alfred
Marshall, Sir Frank
Marsham Street
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
Martin, John
Martin, Leslie (Sir)
Marx, Karl
Marxism
Mary Barton
Marzaroli, Oscar
mask architecture
masonry
mass suburbia
mass transit
massing
master plan (also masterplan)
Master Plan for London
match funding
Matcham, Frank
material
material consideration
materiality
matrilocal
matrix approach
Matthew, Robert (Sir)
Maugham, Somerset
maw
Mawson, Thomas
Max-Neef, Manfred
maxigrid
maximum city
Maximum Security with Minimum Regulation
May, Ernst
Mayor of the World
McAlpine, Robert
McDonaldization
McHarg, Ian
McLoughlin, Brian
McLuhan, Marshall
McMansion
McUrbia
McWorld
Mean City
Mean Streets
Mean Streets, Tales of
meaning
Mearns, Andrew
Mears, Frank
meat axe
Mecca
mecca
mecca of anti-sprawl
Mecco
Medellín
median
mediappeal
mediate
mediation
Medina community
mega-city
mega-grid
megalith
megalopolis
megalopolitan
megapolis
megastructure
megaturization
Megiddo
Meidner, Ludwig
Mellonta Tauta
melting pot
Melting Pot Suburb
Melville, Herman
Memoirs of a Survivor, The
Memorial Arch
memory
mental map
mental mapping
mentoring
Merchant City
Merry Hill
Mersey Tunnel
Merseyside Task Force
Merville Garden Village
mesh
meta-analysis
Metabolic Group
metabolism
metro (and metropolitan)
métro, boulot, dodo
MetroCentre
metroland
métropole d'équilibre
metropolis
Metropolis
metropolitan
Metropolitan Association for Improving the Dwellings of the Industrious Classes
Metropolitan Board of Works
metropolitan centralisation
metropolitan centre
metropolitan fragmentation
metropolitan green belt
metropolitan open land
metropolitan planning
metropolitan statistical area
metroscope
metrosexual
Metzendorf, George
mews
Mexicà-Tenochititlán
mezzanine finance
Mia
micro scale
micro-conservation
micro-district
micro-spatial location
Microcosm
microcredit
microflat
middle place
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig
Mildendo
Mile-High Sky-City
milieu
Miliutin, Nikolai
milk-bar loungers
Millennium Dome
millennium green
Millennium Tower
millennium village (or community)
Milliard City
million city (or millionaire city)
Milton Keynes
Milton, John
minerals plan
mini-brief
Miniland
mining the memory
Minister for Pedestrians
ministerial design champion
ministructure
minoritization
misanthropic green
Mischgebiet
Misérables, Les
mission
Mister Standfast
Mitchell, Joseph
mitigation
mixed scanning
mixed use
Mo-mo
Mob Town
mobility
mobility hub
Mobilität
Mobtown
mock-up
mockintosh
mockney
modal convergence
modal shift
modal split
model
model cities program
Model-Urban-Ecology Planning Game
modern
modern Athens
moderne
Modernisierung
modernism
modernist architecture
modernistic
modernity
modular home
module
modulor
Mollison, Bill
Monadnock building
Mondeo man
money markets
Mongomery of Skelmorlie, Robert (Sir)
mongoose architecture
monitoring
monochronic space
monocultural planning
monotony
Monstopolis
monstrous carbuncle
Montague-Barlow, Anderson (Sir)
monument
monumental architecture
monumentenwacht
moocher
moose in a city
moped mayor
moper
moral quadrilateral
Morgan, Edwin
morphogenesis
morphological frame
morphological progress
morphological region
morphologist
morphology
Morphopolis
morphotype
Morris, William
Morrison, Arthur
Morrison, Herbert
mosaic
Moseley, William
Moses, Robert
Mother Jacobs
mother-in-law apartment
motherhood policy
motion awareness
motopia
motor
motor city
motor slum
motor vehicle
motorisation
motorway
motorway box
motorway city of the seventies
Motorways versus Democracy
Motown
Mott, Seward
Mount Laurel
mousehole
mout
moveable feast, a
movement
movement economy
movers and shakers
Moynihan, Daniel Patrick
MUDS Report
muesli
mug
muggers' alley
Muir, John
Mulford Robinson, Charles
multi
multi-modal
multi-modal transit station
multi-neighbourhood centre
multi-screen/multiplex cinema
multidisciplinary
multiple deprivation
multiple use
multiplex
multiplex city
multiplier
multiplier effect
multiprofessional
multivariate analysis
Mumford, Lewis
Muncie, Indiana
Mundey, Jack
municipal engineer
municipal housekeeping
Municon Valley
murage
MURB
museumisation
mushroom town
music
Music City
Musical City
mutual aid agreement
mutuality
muzak

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