Quantum City: in a Nutshell

Quantum City explores the relationships between the history of science, urban design and the concept of the city, light-heartedly but with a very serious aim: to radically change the way the urban realm is both experienced and designed.

quantum city book cover

It proposes an easy-to-read, non-technical, and enjoyable introduction to quantum theory and the ‘new’ physics of the 20th century, as well as to the history of civilisations and the development of cities.

This introduction inspires a conceptual language that can be applied to the way we think and produce urban design, and provides powerful insights into the growth and self-organisation of cities at different scales.

Quantum Urbanism offers the missing interface between the different disciplines of the city, and promises to be a potent metaphor for the development of various trans-disciplinary theories for the 21st century city.

Challenging traditional approaches to the theory of cities, this thought-provoking book will be enjoyed by both design professionals and anyone interested in the city, its history and culture.

Comments are closed

This started as the companion site to Ayssar Arida''s first book, Quantum City. It now includes a growing set of the author''s writing and his blog.


Archives