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Imagining Cities

Scripts, Signs, Memories

by S. Westwood

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7484097M
ISBN 100415144299
ISBN 109780415144292

In book: What does India think?, Chapter: ‘Imagining Smart Cities in India’, Publisher: ECFR, Editors: François Godement, pp Cite this publication Mohit Sharma. Imagining Urban Futures is a remarkable treatise on what is best and strongest in urban theory and practice today, as refracted and intensely imagined in science fiction. As the human population grows, we can envision an increasingly urban society.   Imagining Future Cities in an Age of Ecological Change. Floating cities. Flying cities. Domed cities. Drowned cities. Cities that flip over once a day to expose different populations to sunlight. Cities underground, in the oceans, or in orbit. Cities on moons, asteroids, or other planets. Cities of memory, of surveillance, or of violence. Imagining the cities of the future. Most people may well have used their phone apps to jump on a plane, check in at the airport, get an Uber, find a hotel, book a hotel and check-in online,” Mr Yarwood said. “Citizens are also wearing smart devices, and they’ve got smart technology in their homes.”.


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