Collaborative city

Introducing a new book

Over the past months, I have integrated the editions of the series Future Cities, Humane by Choice. Smart by Default into a new e-book….

Affordable cities

From a long time ago, people have moved to the city, in search of a better life. Even before work was found, shelter was…

Sociable cities

For shopping, entertainment, to see and to be seen, and to meet other people public places are favored spaces. Especially in older towns; newly…

Cities of commons

This article answers the question how neighborhoods and cities can become thriving communities and places to live that contribute to the well-being of their…

Fair cities

Worldwide there are major differences between cities in the chance of a decent life for citizens. That’s not fair because disadvantaged people can hardly…

City of doers

Work can be a source of ultimate personal satisfaction. It also contributes to the prosperity of cities, companies and countries. At best, both are…

Well-fed cities

How can the world ensure sufficient food of good quality without burdening nature? This article provides an answer to these question. When it comes…

Neural network. Photo: Kevin Rheese, Licensed under Creative Commons 2.0.

Digitally just cities

In his seminal book The Myth of the Machine Lewis Mumford wrote that emerging new megatechnics would create a uniform, all-enveloping, super-planetary structure, designed…