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Books: Daniel Brook's “A History of Future Cities' review.

March 20, 2013

In the nineteen-seventies, the sheikh of Dubai told urban planners how they could insure the city's future as a global center: innovate quickly, build big, focus on commercial infrastructure, and “go around the world and copy.' Brook establishes similar patterns of development, from the eighteenth . . . (Subscription required.)

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