While no theory is applied consistently, Mitchell does invoke themes from classical urban theory: the value of the agora, the public meeting place, and the nature. The term E-topia was developed by William J. Mitchell in an attempt to give a response to one of the challenges that he himself brought forward in his previous . E-topia: “urban life, Jim—but not as we know it”. Author: William J. Mitchell · Massachusetts Institute of Technology, View colleagues of William J. Mitchell.
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Picking up where his best-selling Mitchelll of Bits left off, Mitchell argues that we must extend the definitions of architecture and urban design to encompass virtual places as well as physical ones, and interconnection by means of telecommunication links as well as by pedestrian circulation and mechanized transportation wil,iam. Of course there is a sense of sanguine excitement about the possibilities -remember this book was published in the middle of the Internet or dot-com bubble- but most of the possibilities he covers, have become staples of everyday life.
No trivia or quizzes yet. In this lucid, invigorating book, William J. In this lucid, invigorating book, William J.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mitchell examines this new infrastruc The global digital network is not just a delivery system for email, Web pages, and digital television.
Neither digiphile nor digiphobe, Mitchell advocates the creation of e-topias — cities that work smarter, not harder. Suzanne rated it liked it Jun 28, The city as an innovation platform.
And we must recognize that the fundamental web of relationships among homes, workplaces, and sources of everyday supplies and services -the essential bonds that hold cities together- may now be formed in new and unorthodox ways. And we must recognize that the fundamental web of relationships among homes, workplaces, and sources o As a computer scientist reading this book inI find very little to commend.
E-Topia: “urban Life, Jim — But Not as We Know It”
Lara rated it liked it Dec 26, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Dematerialization [nowadays it would be called virtualization] 2.
Whitney rated it really liked it Jun 14, P rated it liked it May 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We all, therefore, have an immediate and vital interest in this mother of all networks [digital teleccominications networks], and in the social, economic, policy and design questions that it raises.
Christopher Ingram rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Soft transformation [of cities] In short, a disappointing read -I probably need to search for something a little more recent Angel rated it it was ok Jan 26, Geoffrey Long rated it liked it Jan 17, Mitchell Limited preview – What new benefits might it bring, and what are they worth to us?
School of Architecture and Planning from until his death inanalyzes the changes that sensors, software, mobile devices, computing and telecommunications bring to our daily life, social behavior and economics. It is only in the last chapter Lean and Green that the author gets down to suggesting five design principles, but given the premises of the book, it is too little and too late: Mike rated it really liked it Oct 31, Stephen GrahamSimon Marvin No preview available – The global digital network is not just a delivery system for email, Web pages, and digital television.
Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities Open Preview See a Problem? Transformations that we are already seeing in cities all over the world.
Paperbackpages. Christina rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Neither digiphile nor digiphobe, Mitchell advocates the creation of e-topias — cities that work smarter, not harder.
The global digital network is not just a delivery system for email, Web pages, and digital television.
William J. Mitchell “E-topia”: smart, green and lean cities – Open Your City
It is a whole new urban infrastructure — one that will change the forms of our cities as dramatically as railroads, highways, electric power supply, and telephone networks did in the past. The power of places, Mitchell says, will still prevail. It is true that some interesting questions are raised, for example after reviewing the impact of historical transport and service networks: