What was the principle of the Garden City?
Ans. The principle of the Garden City was developed by architect and planner Ebenezer Howard to solve the problem of the growing congestion and pollution of the city of London. The Garden City was a pleasant space full of plants and trees, where people would both work and live.
He believed that not only it would bridge the difference between the city and the countryside and solve the housing problem of the poor, but it would also produce better quality citizens.
Following his ideas, Raymond Unwin and Barry Parker designed the Garden City of New Earswick. Though aimed at solving the housing problems of the poor, in the end, only well-off workers could afford these types of houses