In 1961 he became a private consultant and in 1964 a professor at University of Toronto. He was the author of numerous acclaimed articles and books, including The Modern Metropolis (1967) and Metropolis and Beyond (1979). His most significant contribution was his vision of the "metropolis" as a new urban organism whose unique scale and structure require diagnosis and treatment.
Acknowledged as one of the leading figures in 20th-century URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING, he was a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners and was a recipient of the American Institute of Planners' Distinguished Service Award. He had a lifelong involvement in the world peace movement. His autobiography, Life Begins at 65 ..., was published in 1986.
Author NORMAN PRESSMAN
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...