By Greg Lindsay, John Kasarda
From Dubai to Amsterdam, Memphis to South Korea, a brand new phenomenon is reshaping the way in which we are living and reworking the way in which we do company: the aerotropolis.
A mixture of huge airport, deliberate urban, delivery facility and enterprise hub, the aerotropolis should be on the middle of the following section of globalization. Drawing on a decade's worthy of state of the art examine, John Kasarda and Greg Lindsay supply a visionary examine how the city of the long run will carry us jointly - and the way, in our globalized, 'flat' international, connecting humans and items remains to be as vital as electronic communication.
Airport towns will swap the face of our actual global and the character of worldwide company. "Aerotropolis" exhibits us find out how to utilize this extraordinary chance.
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