Featuring case studies of cities from around the world, this far-ranging book studies the phenomenal changes that cities have undergone in recent years, and looks at how cities have invented and re-invented themselves in the global context. This text focuses on cities as the dominant form of human settlement for the future, examining the transformation that is happening in urban connobations worldwide today. The last few decades have seen a rate of change and growth in cities that has never been seen before, resulting in giant metropoles with over twenty million inhabitants. This book tackles the causes of these changes, and looks at how the planning and design of cities can shape the urban future.

Milan: Urban Footnotes

BOERI, STEFANO
2005

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Featuring case studies of cities from around the world, this far-ranging book studies the phenomenal changes that cities have undergone in recent years, and looks at how cities have invented and re-invented themselves in the global context. This text focuses on cities as the dominant form of human settlement for the future, examining the transformation that is happening in urban connobations worldwide today. The last few decades have seen a rate of change and growth in cities that has never been seen before, resulting in giant metropoles with over twenty million inhabitants. This book tackles the causes of these changes, and looks at how the planning and design of cities can shape the urban future.
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