City Science: Performance Follows Form (Hardcover)

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This book showcases cutting-edge research on city form revealing that urban design features--such as topology, morphology, entropy and scale--have massive implications to the quality of life for a city's residents.

The Aretian team, a spin off company from the Harvard Innovation Lab, has developed a city science methodology to evaluate the relationship between city form and urban performance. This book illuminates the relationship between a city's spatial design and quality of life it affords for the general population. By measuring innovation economies to design Innovation Districts, social networks and patterns to help form organization patterns, and city topology, morphology, entropy and scale, to create 15 Minute Cities, are some of the frameworks presented in this volume.

Therefore, urban designers, architects and engineers will be able to successfully tackle complex urban design challenges by using the authors' frameworks and findings in their own work. Case studies help to present key insights from advanced, data-driven geospatial analyses of cities around the world in an illustrative manner. This inaugural book by Aretian Urban Analytics and Design will give readers a new set of tools to learn from, expand, and develop for the healthy growth of cities and regions around the world.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781638409908
ISBN-10: 1638409900
Publisher: Actar
Publication Date: February 20th, 2024
Pages: 400
Language: English