Ayssar Arida: Intuition Builds Better Cities

Like the dog catching the Frisbee, we shouldn’t spend our time calculating how to build a city, but trust our intuition- intuition builds better cities, but only if intuition is better informed.

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Ayssar Arida: an Edge is not a Border

Actively entering the language and concepts of contemporary physics in his first book Quantum City , Lebanese urban designer Ayssar Arida defines a new language for the development of theories for the twenty-first century city, offering a metaphor of far-reaching implications. Elaborating the metaphor on problems of urban design in meeting the realities of urban organism, he leaves it open to other entrances into the organic worldview .

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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.