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Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next by Greg Lindsay and John Kasarda – review

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I mean, what am I going aerotropolix find in America, Australia, Tokyo, wherever? Not every city is Abu Dhabi, despot-created in the middle of a literal desert, and “Aerotropolis” never quite understands about the weight of the past Anything else is dismissed out of hand- particularly bikes An interesting concept, and while I’m certainly not sorry I read it, I was underwhelmed.

The aerotropoli belongs to places such as New Songdo in South Korea, a wholly new city being built on an artificial island and linked by road bridge to Incheon international airport. The Way We’ll Live Next.

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Airports are either close to town and gridlocked or out on the periphery like Denver and add an hour to the trip to get there. Mar 15, Witek rated it liked it Shelves: A book like this should inform those like us that know nothing of the topic; it is persuasive non-fiction after all. Published March 1st by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Aerotropolis is news from the near future—news we aerotropo,is need if we are to understand the changing world and our place in it. This book will gives us some knowledge about the future of airport development phenomenon but aware to always make a wise decision from another factors to plan or develop the city.


The ‘aerotropolis’, or city aerotropilis the airport as a The first part of the book is much more interesting. While trains get a brief look-in, they’re apparently only useful for getting people to booo from the airport. KasardaGreg Lindsay Limited preview – Welcome Home to the Airport.

It’s a compelling argument, not only for the airports but for any type of global society. Dubai and Abu Dhabi cannot both be giant metropolises sixty miles away doing the same thing forever.

Order by newest oldest recommendations. His co-author is John Kasarda, a business school professor with presumably lucrative consultancies telling countries, cities and businesses how to prepare for this new age. The book is badly in need of editing.

Working with Kasarda’s ideas and research, the gifted journalist Greg Lindsay gives us a vivid, at times disquieting look at these instant cities in the making, the challenges they present to our environment and our usual ways of life, and the opportunities they offer to those who can exploit them creatively. It seems, as the title suggests, that this frequent flying is going to be the way I or we, really will live in the future.

From Louisville to Dubai to Nairobi to Shenzhen – with the obligatory trip to Detroit mixed in – Lindsay charts the development of a true “Jet Age,” one designed to compliment the instant connectivity of the internet, and the cities that are rising from its embrace. I don’t get business. The bizarre, gushing introduction where Lindsay reveals he is the sole author and John Kasarda his guru was bad enough. Amazon stirs up a whirl of airborne goods, and business deals arranged by email need eye-contact and handshakes to be consummated.

It didn’t persuade me: So books about business capture my attention about as well as teen vampire romances. So, flying to San Diego, I tossed the book in my bag, and off I went.

Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next by John D. Kasarda

No one is looking at the long term, no one being the “adult” in looking at what we need as opposed to what we want. The ‘aerotropolis’, or city with the airport as a I think 10 Not unhappy I read this book but Drawing on a decade’s worth of cutting-edge aetotropolis, John Kasarda and Greg Lindsay offer a visionary look at how the metropolis of the future will bring us aerottopolis – and how we can make the most of this new world.


The ‘aerotropolis’, or city with the airport as a central hub, is one model of future development – the Chinese with state capitalism, and Dubai are some of the most bbook benefactors of this new pattern of growth and development, as a flood of travellers and goods pour in.

The central claim is that all business, and in turn cities, are going to want a frictionless mode of transportation if they are going to compete globally. The story meanders through topics and repeats itself. I thought, maybe it’s the topic? Account Options Aerotropoliz in. Maybe the topic just did not interest me after all? Aerotropolis is aerotrlpolis groundbreaking account of a development that is transforming the way cities are built and the way business is conducted from Vancouver to Singapore and from Dubai to Denver.

He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Kasarda defined the term “aerotropolis,” and he is now sought after worldwide as an adviser. Wouldn’t this be the ultimate irony? Open Preview See a Problem? The examples cited in the book are not completely convincing, and form an unintentional anti-prospectus for Kasarda’s consultancy business.

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