Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next (Paperback)
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Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next (Paperback)

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Published: 01/03/2012
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'Throw out your old atlas. The new version is here' Walter Kirn, author of Up in the Air

From Dubai to Amsterdam, Memphis to South Korea, a new phenomenon is reshaping the way we live and transforming the way we do business: the aerotropolis.

A combination of giant airport, planned city and business hub, the aerotropolis will be at the heart of the next phase of globalization. Drawing on a decade's worth of cutting-edge research, John Kasarda and Greg Lindsay offer a visionary look at how the metropolis of the future will bring us together - and how to make the most of this opportunity.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141035222
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Fascinating - Guardian

Provocative - Financial Times

Dazzling ... Aerotropolis points out that we can still address the oldest needs but in new and liberating ways - Time

Fascinating and important ... blend[s] jargon-free scholarship with shoe-leather reporting to tell readers why they're living and working as they are ... Kasarda and Lindsay are onto something big - Bloomsberg Businessweek

The closest thing to a real-world vision to rival that of [H. G.] Wells ... a mind-expanding ride that reminds us, once again, that humanity needs no apocalypse to reinvent itself - World Politics Review

Aerotropolis redraws the world map ... This lively, thought-provoking book is must reading for anyone interested in how and where we will live and work in a truly global era - Richard Florida (author of THE GREAT RESET)

Thrilling ... the authors are undoubtedly right - Wall Street Journal

If you want to be way ahead of the curve in understanding one of the most important drivers of change for the 21st century, read this book - Paul Romer (founder of Charter Cities)

Fascinating ... The brave new world is on the way, and it's coming in by air - Kirkus Reviews

An insightful, lavishly researched account, full of the micro-data of interconnectedness: the far-flung factories that produce our computers and flat-screen televisions, the state of the art hospitals in Thailand angling for Western customers priced out of the American health care system - Los Angeles Review of Books

A prismatic display of the future of the global economy through a sharp and revealing new lens. It makes the mind travel - Barnes & Noble Review

Required reading for economists, business studies students, architects, urban planners, sociologists - and more than a few novelists and essayists - Independent

Fascinating ... enthralling - New Yorker

A fascinating window into the complex emergent urban future. This book is an extremely sophisticated, often devastatingly witty and ironic, interpretation of what is possible over the next two decades - Saskia Sassen (author of TERRITORY, AUTHORITY, RIGHTS)

Throw out your old atlas. The new version is here - Walter Kirn (author of UP IN THE AIR)

Kasarda ... and Lindsay convincingly put the airport at the centre of modern urban life - Economist

Highly recommended - Library Journal

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