- “Thus, in fact, appear the methods of a Science of Cities…..” Patrick Geddes (1915) Cities in Evolution
Category Archives: Evolution
describes a rather innovative approach to designing the organic city. Ten architecture offices in Holland and China built a city in relay through 10 stages effectively mirroring a process of organic emergence rather than a strict top down design. Click … Continue reading
Written by Victor Gruen in 1964 who said “I can visualize a metropolitan organism in which cells, each one consisting of a nucleus and a protoplasm, are combined into clusterizations to form specialised organs like towns…..” He portrayed this idealised … Continue reading
David Sloan Wilson is using the lens of evolution to understand life in the struggling city of Binghamton, NY. Next, he wants to improve it. Read Emma Marris’ article in Nature Click Here to view & download the longer piece.