Inventing Future Cities

➵ Inventing Future Cities  Download ➾ Author Michael Batty –
  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Inventing Future Cities
  • Michael Batty
  • 26 April 2018
  • 0262038951

About the Author: Michael Batty

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Inventing Future Cities How We Can Invent But Not Predict The Future Of Cities.We Cannot Predict Future Cities, But We Can Invent Them Cities Are Largely Unpredictable Because They Are Complex Systems That Are Like Organisms Than Machines Neither The Laws Of Economics Nor The Laws Of Mechanics Apply Cities Are The Product Of Countless Individual And Collective Decisions That Do Not Conform To Any Grand Plan They Are The Product Of Our Inventions They Evolve In Inventing Future Cities, Michael Batty Explores What We Need To Understand About Cities In Order To Invent Their Future.Batty Outlines Certain Themes Principles That Apply To All Cities He Investigates Not The Invention Of Artifacts But Inventive Processes Today Form Is Becoming Ever Divorced From Function Information Networks Now Shape The Traditional Functions Of Cities As Places Of Exchange And Innovation By The End Of This Century, Most Of The World S Population Will Live In Cities, Large Or Small, Sometimes Contiguous, And Always Connected In An Urbanized World, It Will Be Increasingly Difficult To Define A City By Its Physical Boundaries.Batty Discusses The Coming Great Transition From A World With Few Cities To A World Of All Cities Argues That Future Cities Will Be Defined As Clusters In A Hierarchy Describes The Future High Frequency, Real Time Streaming City Considers Urban Sprawl And Urban Renewal And Maps The Waves Of Technological Change, Which Grow Ever Intense And Lead To Continuous Innovation An Unending Process Of Creative Destruction Out Of Which Future Cities Will Emerge.

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