topic 2 city part 2

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10 september 2008 arch 101  introduction to architecture Topic 2:   City Part 2
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Western civilization and our understanding of  our shared history privileges the  formal  city as  being the most worthy of study. We are particularly influenced by Greek and  Roman city plans.
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City Populations In 1950 there were 86 cities with population over  1 million, today there are more than 400. “Megacity”  – more than 8 million people “Hypercity”  – more than 20 million By the end of this year, 2008, over 50% of the 
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Unformatted text preview: worlds population will live in cities for the first time in human history. City Structure In some of the largest cities in the world, the majority of people live in SLUMS . Slums are considered in-formal developments with little access to typical city infrastructure associated with the formal city. Formal In-Formal What can we teach to help alleviate the negative condition in urban informal developments? What can we learn from urban informal developments?...
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