Aerotropolis: The way We'Ll Live Next [Audiobook] download free by Dr John D Kasarda

Aerotropolis: The way We'Ll Live Next Audiobook download free by Dr John D Kasarda
  • Listen audiobook: Aerotropolis: The way We'Ll Live Next
  • Author: Dr John D Kasarda
  • Release date: 2012/5/25
  • Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780374533519
  • Rating: 7.68 of 10
  • Votes: 760
  • Review by: Clyde Bolton
  • Review rating: 9.23 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/13
  • Duration: 5H42M3S in 256 kbps (93.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, AAC, WAV, WMA, AIFF, FLAC, MPEG4 (compression ZIP, TBZ, DMG, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 466
  • Includes a PDF summary of 44 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 32M (8.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This brilliant and eye-opening look at the new phenomenon called the aerotropolis gives us a glimpse of the way we will live in the near future-and the way we will do business too. Not so long ago, airports were built near cities, and roads connected one to the other. This pattern-the city in the center, the airport on the periphery-shaped life in the twentieth century, from the central city to exurban sprawl. Today, the ubiquity of jet travel, round-the-clock workdays, overnight shipping, and global business networks has turned the pattern inside out. Soon the airport will be at the center and the city will be built around it, the better to keep workers, suppliers, executives, and goods in touch with the global market. This is the aerotropolis: a combination of giant airport, planned city, shipping facility, and business hub. The aerotropolis approach to urban living is now reshaping life in Seoul and Amsterdam, in China and India, in Dallas and Washington, D.C. The aerotropolis is the frontier of the next phase of globalization, whether we like it or not.John D. Kasarda defined the term 'aerotropolis,' and he is now sought after worldwide asan adviser. Working with Kasarda's ideas and research, the gifted journalist Greg Lindsay gives us a vivid, at times disquieting look at these instant cities in the making, the challenges they present to our environment and our usual ways of life, and the opportunities they offer to those who can exploit them creatively. Aerotropolis is news from the near future-news we urgently need if we are to understand the changing world and our place in it.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Aircraft, Transport Industries, Social Forecasting, Future Studies, Regional & Area Planning, Urban Communities
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 151x221x40mm
  • Weight: 594g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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