"Is it possible for developers in “new” cities like Masdar or Palava
in India to be able to comprehensively map out how the city will
work and anticipate its problems (...)?
What saddens me is that we’ve been down this road before —
time and time again, in fact, in the latter part of the twentieth
century. We know how this story ends, and it isn’t pretty.
There’s a reason why Corbusian total planning is thoroughly
Understanding why top-down total planning doesn’t, and
can’t, produce vital human communities from scratch is
something that smart-city enthusiasts might have gleaned from
even a cursory review of the urbanist canon."
Adam Greenﬁeld "More questions on the smart city may 2014"
"Against the smart city" (The city is here for you to use)
"Everyware" : The dawning age of ubiquitous computing
Urban Computing and its Discontents" Architectural League of New York’s
Situated Technologies series
S M A R T C I T I E S ( M O R E Q U E S T I O N O N . . . )