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 Cities of the Future Presented To: John Gillies Presented by: Devon Francis English Essay Wednesday, October 8, 2013 The arrival of the cities of the future and what it has to offer such as technology and many other things evolves as everybody awaits to see what the city has to offer and what changes and improvements the city will have also. Many people have these types of question stuck in their heads and wonder: “Could the changes and improvements...

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Citys

in the population. According to the definition provided by the United Nations, megacities are cities with populations of over 10 million (UNFPA, 12). Based on this definition, it is expected that the number of megacities in the world will be mostly located in the developing world. However, the definition of megacities based on the population size is arbitrary given that the population in any given city changes with context and time. In the ancient times, for example, Rome, which has a population...

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Big City

forests. They lived on the food available in the forests. Science has blessed mankind with all the basic comforts of life. Man started living in cities. Cities became the major centers of live hood. A city has larger population compared to a town and a village. Eat, drink and be merry that’s the only aspiration in life of an average human being. “City life is millions of people being lonesome together.” [pic] Henry David Thoreau quotes (American Essayist, Poet and Philosopher, 1817-1862) Stress-...

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City and CountrySide

City and Countryside Living in a city is a completely different experience than living in a rural area. First of all, living in a city is more modern than living in countryside. There are way more transportation services (bus, taxi, metro, tramway etc.) in cities allowing you to access all the services which are most of the time already at your doorstep compared to countryside where everything is isolated and far. Education is usually better in cities, there are no famous universities or college...

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What is a city?

URS 1006 31 March 2014 City Title What is a city? People often confuse a city for a town. Merriam-Webster definition of a city is “A place where people live that is larger or more important than a town: an area where many people live and work.” (Merriam Webster definition). The definition of a town is “an urban area that has a name, defined boundaries, and local government, and that is generally larger than a village and smaller than a city.” The official definitions of these terms do not...

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City Life

CITY LIFE Advantages and disadvantages of living in cities My personal attitude toward cities and living there Every now and then we ask ourselves whether it’s better to live in a city our in a countryside. I haven’t yet decided for myself whether I want to spend my whole life in a city or not. City life has its advantages and disadvantages. First of all, it is easier to find work in the city than in the country, besides, salaries are much higher and one has a larger variety of jobs to pick...

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City and Country

LIVING IN THE COUNTRY IS BETTER THAN LIVING IN THE CITY What should people consider when deciding where to live? There are many places in the city or out in the country in which there are great differences and similarities. Things to consider when deciding the area to live in are the environment, the population and the employment opportunities. The country and the city have environments that are different. The country consists of the surroundings of nature. There are tall leafy green trees; grassy...

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Smart cities

 A smart city uses resources efficiently and provides solutions sustainably. It provides solutions that are cost effective which reduces the carbon footprint. These solutions include the implementation of green buildings, electric powered vehicles and the use of alternate renewable energy sources. Smart cities are based on integrated systems that interact to form an efficient and productive economy. A smart city is a city that is developed to reduce negative environmental impact...

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Eco-Cities

Contents Introduction 1 Eco city 1 Benefits of eco-cities 2 Ecological Sustainability 2 Economic Sustainability 2 Social Sustainability 2 Examples of eco cities 2 Masdar City 3 Arcosanti 3 Treasure Island 4 Challenges in transforming African cities into eco cities 4 Conclusion 5 Bibliography 5 Introduction Eco-Cities are places where people can live healthier and economically productive lives while reducing their impact on the environment. They work to harmonize existing...

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Reading the City

Literature Research Essay: Reading the City. Cities are places which enable the realisation of the self, or conversely cities separate the self from creativity and imagination in spaces of alienation and estrangement’ (Gary Bridge and Sophie Watson). Discuss the city as a site of self-enhancement and/or ‘alienation and estrangement’ in the texts on the unit. Our surroundings manipulate the way we react and interact with both others and ourselves. We are like putty waiting to be moulded by the...

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