Название: A City at the End of the World
Издательство: University of New Mexico Press
Размер: 12,9 mb
In the communications network of the twenty-first century, urban cultures will form the matrix of social and intellectual evolution. Nearly half the world's people now live in cities. 1 And though excessive urbanization is a chief factor in the global environmental crisis, the growth of cities is the dominant demographic trend of the future.2 It is from cities, large and small, that ideas and values will emerge which could well determine the fate of both humankind and the natural environment as we know it.