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  • Comparing The City And City Life In The City

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    lived in the country before!” I said to my parents. I was born in a city called Lamar, and that was the problem I have lived the city life for seven year and it was the only lifestyle I knew. In 2005 my parents had enough of this city life, and thought it was time to move some where else like the country. I was a little scared of what the country was capable of, but soon I realized it was exactly like living in the city. However, the city and country lifestyles had it differences too: the schools where

  • Is My Old City a Modern City?

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    I can identify what type of process in history some cities and neighborhoods had gone through. Still, this new knowledge brings me many questions: What is the architectural style of city where I live? Is my old city a modern city? The City of Los Angeles is one of the largest and most expanded metropolis in the USA. It is a city composed of many neighborhoods that overlap their limits by history, culture, and diversity. I live in the City of Claremont, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los

  • Smart City: What Are Smart Cities?

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    What are smart cities? There is no clear definition of smart city. Smart city carry a vision that an urban space is well planned and structured, technologically sound and environment friendly. It should evolve itself as the technology advance. It should be highly integrated with latest technologies which help in making people live livable, workable and sustain able. What is smart about them? According to smart city council, all the data is collected through censors and processed in the central data

  • Creative Cities: What Is A Creative City?

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    1. What is a Creative City? Competition has increased extensively as the ideology of a ‘global village’ has grown in support and has become a goal that many cities are attempting to achieve. This has resulted in cities adopting ingenious and original strategies in order to remain ahead of the game and these strategies have ensued cities to grow into creative cities. But what exactly is a creative city? Sire Peter Hall, an English professor, wrote in his book “Cities in Civilisation” that the phenomenon

  • The Smart City: The Problem Of The Smart City

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    present we are facing many problems in our cities such as structural health of building, waste management, air and noise pollution, energy consumption and traffic congestion. Our project is to monitor these problems and provide a solution. By using an IOT, monitoring becomes quite easy as from anywhere we can monitor it. In our project, we will work on problems of waste management, air and noise pollution, street lighting and make a city “The Smart City”. The Internet of Things (IOT) is a system

  • a city for the stronger

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    Aristotle, we encounter different views in how to create justice and wisdom in a city, while both philosophers try to find the best way to rule such city. Plato and Aristotle attempt to create what they believe is the ideal city which can create happiness among its people. Since Aristotle was a student of Socrates we can encounter similarities in their views but at the same time Aristotle presents in his definition of the city what we would call a more modern view of the polis. It is important to start

  • Overpopulation In The City

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    problems in big cities is overpopulation. Today we are seeing an increase in the population of Wichita. This can have both, a positive impact, and a negative impact. Many consider this a local problem because with the increase of population in a city everything else also increases. Surely there might be more income, but the crime rate will also increase as well as the city expenses. Wichita has been known as the air capital of the world, and the neon capital of the world too. The city was considered

  • Juxtaposition In The City

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    Jane Jacobs understood the importance of this and knew how cities could maintain this safety, but warned of what would become of them if they did not diverge from the current city styles. More modern planners, such as Joel Kotkin argue that Jacobs’s lesson is no longer applicable to modern cities because they have different functions than those of the past. This argument is valid in the sense that city

  • Sustainable Cities

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    Can Future Cities be Designed to be Truly Sustainable? In a world where over half of the human population calls a city their home, the need to restructure and revolutionize the way we design our urban environments has never been greater. Currently, the notion that these vast metropolises of metal, concrete, and sludge could one day be fully realized pillars of sustainability is certainly laughable. However, when these same cities are constantly growing and multiplying across the globe, all the while

  • The City Of The City In The New York City

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    American cities in the 1900’s were the prime place to be. Cities were clean, industries were booming and education was a priority. “The city, not the farm, had become the locus of national experience” (Chudacoff and Smith 255). Everyone wanted to live their dreams in the city until they shortly realized the cities became overpopulated, hectic, and stressful. Streets became filled with garbage from people littering, traffic is always a problem, and there is no where to relax and enjoy yourself without