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The City and Its Sciences

ISBN/ASIN: 9783642959318,9783642959295 | 1998 | English | pdf | 914/914 pages | 29.6 Mb
Publisher: Physica-Verlag Heidelberg | Author: Cristoforo S. Bertuglia, Giuliano Bianchi, Alfredo Mela (auth.), Prof. Cristoforo Sergio Bertuglia, Prof. Giuliano Bianchi, Prof. Alfredo Mela (eds.) | Edition: 1

Recent developments in the field of urban analysis and management are investigated in this book. It is a wide-ranging collection of essays on the subject drawn from a long-term project and seminar, held in Italy, to review the state of the art and speculate on the future influence on the "sciences of the city" of the complexity concept. Of particular interest is the variety of points of view, often contrasting, and the attempt to go beyond the conventional approaches to the analysis, and the planning of the city. While focussing mainly on the European (and in particular Italian) context, the discussion is of general relevance and valuable to anyone concerned with the prospects for the city in the new millenium.

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