"Quantum City”
book Excerpts

by Ayssar Arida

sections
Preface
Introduction
Excerpt from Chapter 6
"Urban Design & The Quantum Worldview"
Interlude: cities & worldviews & cinema
Contents
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Introduction [80k]
Excerpt from Chapter 6
"Urban Design & The Quantum Worldview"
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"Quantum City proposes a description of quantum theory and the concepts of the 'new' physics of the 20th century, in a concise, non-technical language that is enjoyable to read and easy to understand for lay-people.”

"From this, it develops a conceptual language that can then be applied to different disciplines, in particular to urban design, where it is clear that the new vision can provide powerful insights into the growth and self-organisation of cities at different scales. The new language thus permits a higher degree of integration between the different disciplines of the city, and promises to be a useful metaphor for the development of various theories for the 21st century city.”

© Ayssar Arida 2002