A city is not a man-made thing. Rather, it emerges from the actions of its inhabitants, who interact in unpredictable yet orderly ways. Under the right conditions – the right “rules of the game” – what arises is vital,creative, radically unpredictable, and profitable: the living city.
Friday, April 10, 2009
Festschrift for Jane Jacobs
Sanford (Sandy) Ikeda is writing a short paper for a forthcoming Festschrift for Jane Jacobs. The following is the first paragraph of an extended abstract: