Welcome to the International Garden Cities Website Blog. 

Welwyn Garden City Parkway, UK

Garden Cities and Suburbs, Villages and Towns all got a mention in the UK Government’s annual Budget and a prospectus published at the same time, Locally-Led Garden Villages, Towns and Cities.


We were disappointed to read the article on Healthy New Towns and the Garden City movement (Healthy towns alone won't cure the ills of urban planning), by Simon Jenkins in The Guardian.


More than two dozen University of Hertfordshire academics attended a Garden Cities research workshop this week to discuss opportunities to work with the International Garden Cities Institute.

David Ames, Stephan Sadoux and Dr Susan Parham

Masters and research students from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Grenoble (ENSAG) visited the International Garden Cities Institute today.