Category: Shlomo Angel

Grid city, scalable city: Part 2, the ever-changing reality

9 February, 2012 (12:17) | Cities, Eminent domain, History, Housing, Infrastructure, New York City, Shlomo Angel, Theory, Urbanization |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1. ]   By:David A. Smith   Preserve your software; the rest is meat. – Rudy Rucker   As we saw yesterday in Part 1, to grow, cities like other organisms need an overall plan, lest they simply sprawl into fat and globular congestion, and no plan offers better, simpler growth expandability […]

Grid city, scalable city: Part 1, the unchanging vision

8 February, 2012 (10:43) | Cities, Eminent domain, History, Housing, Infrastructure, New York City, Shlomo Angel, Theory, Urbanization |

By:David A. Smith   Preserve your software; the rest is meat. – Rudy Rucker   Cities are organisms, and to thrive and endure they have to evolve – growing or shrinking as needed – and for that, they need urban DNA, DNA that allows individual property owners and developers to build their way into a […]