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Old 02-15-2017, 03:00 PM   #3
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Re: General City Planning/Urban Design Thread

Originally Posted by Beton Brut View Post
Thank you for (re)invigorating this discussion. In many ways, it's the only discussion worth having.

I'm currently reading Jane Jacobs' Systems of Survival, a book that endeavors to examine the systemic forces and competing ideologies that drive commerce at the local and global level. Written 25 years ago, the the concepts and ideas are quite prescient in consideration of the current socio-political landscape. In a similar fashion, Jacobs' last book, ominously entitled Dark Age Ahead, is provocative and prescient.
Thanks. I've never read "systems of survival", but it sounds good.
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