Aerotropolis : the way we'll live next / John D. Kasarda, Greg Lindsay

Author(s): Kasarda, John D
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Subjects: Airports--Social aspects
Cities and towns
City planning
Globalization
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
LC Classification: H, HE
Physical Description: 466 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Author : Lindsay, Greg, 1977-
Notes: LCCN: 2010022671
ISBN: 9780374100193 (alk. paper) :$30.00
ISBN: 0374100195 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-443) and index
Contents: A tale of three cities -- Just in time -- Up in the air -- Welcome home to the airport -- The aerotropolist -- Aerotropolis or bust -- The cool chain -- The Big Bangs -- The aerotropolis emirates -- The sustainable aerotropolis? -- Go West. Go out. Go -- Opening day
Summary: Outlines a panoramic view of what the authors predict will be the next phase of globalization, describing transportation-centric urban regions designed to keep workers, suppliers, and goods networked within the global marketplace
OCLC Number: 637038530
ISBN/ISSN: 9780374100193
0374100195