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A good discussion about the facts of city living.
The book is pacted with factoids, most of the post hoc ergo propter hoc type, but, for me at least, it doesn't really gel as a convincing, connected argument.
I would recommend this book to anyone interested in urban affairs....and a must-read for city planning professionals.
Read this book on assignment. Was a good read from his perspective but fell short of really addressing issues in the city that must be rectified before the city could truly... Read morePublished 1 day ago by lovesshoes
This review is from: Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier (Hardcover)
The author argues cities are... Read more
The medical chart that could be called "the Urban Law" refers to the set of indicators that allow us to measure how sustainable is the relationship of the city with the... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Gabriel Nagy
As an installation artist who works in the landscape, I love it.Published 27 days ago by Music is fun
Interesting thesis that cities are more environmentally sound. The idea that cities also foster innovation through communication is less novel but is useful when combined with the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by George H
Cities succeed and fail based on numerous variables including population density, income, and overall growth. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Aubrey DeGroot
I really liked the clarity of this book. He does not get caught up using academic terms to confuse people. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Leah
Great book for Architects, city planners, politicians, and any one interested in the development of cities, and their planning.Published 1 month ago by Pedro Carvajal