TECHNOLOGY: NEW TOWNS AS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

INTRODUCING URBAN INNOVATIONS THAT COULD BE APPLIED TO SOLVING THE PROBLEMS OF EXISTING CITIES MAY BE THE ONLY JUSTIFICATION FOR BUILDING NEW TOWNS. TRANSPORTATION SCHEMES ARE THE MOST COMPLEX TYPE OF URBAN SYSTEM TO INTRODUCE; THEY NEED A CITY OF PERHAPS 70,000 PEOPLE AS A TESTING GROUND. TWO EXAMPLES OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS READY FOR SUCH DEMONSTRATION ARE DESCRIBED: THE HORIZONTAL ELEVATOR AND THE MINIELECTRIC CAR. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 132, No 5, PP 38-41
  • Corporate Authors:

    Architectural Forum

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  • Authors:
    • Myers, S
    • Schwartz, R
  • Publication Date: 1970-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00241368
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 19 1970 12:00AM