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Letchworth Garden City

The Prince’s Foundation for Building Communities has become a partner of the International Garden Cities Institute.

The Foundation aims to get people involved in making communities more sustainable. They work with everyone from local residents' groups to governments to make it happen.

Mr Luang and the delegation from Luzhou, China

The Party Secretary of Luzhou City brought a delegation to visit the Institute and tour Letchworth Garden City this week, with a group of government officials that included Party Secretaries of three counties of the city.

Left to right: David Ames meets Masanori Kobayashi and Hayaki Sugiura at the IGCI

Government officials from Japan visited the International Garden Cities Institute this week to discuss joint working and study Garden City policies and practice.

Jane Duncan (centre) and colleagues at the Institute

The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) President Jane Duncan headed a delegation which toured Letchworth Garden City to discuss joint working on projects to reimagine the Garden City for the 21st Century.

Ursula Howard

The great grand-daughter of Ebenezer Howard has become a founding partner of the International Garden Cities Institute.

16 April - Guided Walking Tour

One of Letchworth Garden City's Town Historians leads a tour of some of the highlights of the first Garden City's history. 

The Operations Team outside the Institute

Founding partners including representatives from the Town and Country Planning Association, University of Hertfordshire and leading property developers met this week to formally launch the International Garden Cities Ins