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The Exploding metropolis

The Exploding metropolis

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFortune.
    Statementthe editors of Fortune.
    SeriesDoubleday anchor books -- A146
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT123
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx,177p. :
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22853988M

    Humanizing the Exploding Metropolis Rutherford H. Platt A Subversive Little Book “This is a book by people who like cities.” Thus began William H. Whyte Jr.’s intro-duction to a subversive little book with the polemical title The Exploding Metropo-lis: A Study of the Assault on Urbanism and How Our Cities Can Resist It (Editors of. The Exploding Metropolis: Why Growth Management Makes Sense David Rusk Tuesday, September 1, Related Books. T. Trade Policy Review Uruguay. By World Trade Organization : David Rusk.

    duction to a subversive little book with the polemical title The Exploding Metropo- lis: A Study of the Assault on Urbanism and How Our Cities Can Resist It (Editors of Fortune , hereinafter cited as TEM). Drawing on a roundtable of urban experts. The 'Exploding Metropolis' first anticipated by Whyte is upon us with a vengeance, and at a scale that even he could not have imagined. A dual crisis now confronts us: how can we recapture Whyte's concept of the civic realm while re-engineering our urban landscapes for sustainable future?

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