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Rethinking the logic of cities

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10 December 2021
Two hundred years ago the modern city emerged as a large epicentre of collective life in synchrony with the working schedule of factories, centralized markets and shopping centres. Today the urban nucleus has other priorities, such as: the reduction of pollution and the improvement of quality of life in terms of safety, transport and telematics. Is administering mobility, routine organisation, urban waste, urgent matters or emergency situations and reaching decisions quickly, a utopia or a reality in cities in the third millennium? “My idea of a city-archipelago would be to have districts with self-sufficient urban blocks with civic services for the public, internal thoroughfares to control the flow of traffic and public transport and large green zones of biodiversity. It is essential that each district, each neighbourhood have two ...

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