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Urban Complexity and Planning: Theories and Computer Simulations Lai Shih-Kung

Urban Complexity and Planning: Theories and Computer Simulations

Lai Shih-Kung

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9780754698166
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284 pages
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Based on the emergent paradigm of complexity, the book provides an innovative set of arguments about how we can gain a better understanding of how cities emerge and function through computer simulations, and how plans affect the evolution of complexMoreBased on the emergent paradigm of complexity, the book provides an innovative set of arguments about how we can gain a better understanding of how cities emerge and function through computer simulations, and how plans affect the evolution of complex urban systems in a way distinct from what we used to think they should. Empirical case studies focus on the development of a compact urban hierarchy in Taiwan, China, and the U.S.A., but derive more generalizable principles and relationships among cities, complexity, and planning.