Manuel Castells, University of California, Berkeley
...a tour de force. The authors show by example that electronics has not made clear thinking obsolete or unnecessary. If you want an idea of what may be going on with current technologies in cities, this is the book to buy and read.
Any geographer seriously interested in the future of urban settlement in the US or across the world will gain much from a careful reading of this book...crisp, clear, and engaging.
...a book worth absorbing by all who have an interest in what our cities will look like in the second half of the 21st century.
Habitat Magazine The book demonstrates the importance and the possibility of careful theoretical reflection...[It] allows the reader to make sense of diverse and competing arguments in new ways.