The City of Tomorrow

The City of Tomorrow

Sensors, Networks, Hackers, and the Future of Urban Life

Carlo Ratti, Matthew Claudel

Jacobs emerged as a champion of the citizens’ city in the face of her contemporaries’ uncompromising approach—most contentiously, Robert Moses’ highway-based urban efficiency. Jacobs mounted what she herself called “an attack on current city planning and rebuilding,” arguing that there is a higher goal for urban design than promoting high-volume traffic flow.

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