Books et al.Urban Development

Striking the right chord

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Science  28 Oct 2016:
Vol. 354, Issue 6311, pp. 423
DOI: 10.1126/science.aai8216

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Unsustainable, inefficient, often violent, and marked by stark inequalities of wealth and opportunity, cities are increasingly vulnerable to social and economic crises, natural disasters, climate change, and other challenges of the coming era. Yet in The Well-Tempered City, Jonathan Rose remains passionately optimistic about our potential to rebuild innovative, resilient, integrated urban communities and restore balance and harmony.