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Aerotropolis: The Way Well Live Next

Be at the heart of the next phase of globalization Drawing on a decade's worth of cutting edge research John Kasarda and Greg Lindsay offer a visionary look at how the metropolis of the future will bring us together and how in our globalized 'flat'. The book challenges us with its approach to the subject matter It amounts to a 400 page brochure about John Kasarda s work as a business consultant He s obviously very bright and thoughtful and Greg Lindsay writes articulately However the book s overall style seems uniue and well uncomfortable Lindsay is writing about Kasarda in the third person discussing Kasarda s plans etc Yet Kasarda is a co author suggesting a first person discussion because the book is all about Kasarda s ideas guided by Kasarda s overall thoughts Why didn t Kasarda write this himself Or why didn t Lindsay write the book about Kasarda Had Lindsay been the sole author then he might have had the freedom to inject objectivity into the discussion that really needs balance as discussed belowWhat is an aerotropolis The definition is made clear but not until page 174 An Aerotropolis is basically an a

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From Dubai to Amsterdam Memphis to South Korea a new phenomenon is reshaping the way we live and transforming the way we do business the aerotropolis A combination of giant airport planned city shipping facility and business hub the aerotropolis will. The book presents an interesting thesis about the economic engine that newer airports can become It also offers enough cautionary tales to ensure that readers don t come away thinking that concrete and a grader can buy happiness Unfortunately this book needed fact checking and thorough editing It lacks coherent organization With it the book could sustain the loss of about one third of its pages which seem terribly redundant The principal author intermitently adopts a first person voice especially when retelling how he gathered his information while the supposed lead author Kasarda is uoted in the second person as if he is an oracle on this topic At times the book seems a thinly veiled promotional tool for Kasarda s airport consultancy There were several errors I bumped into the most notable was the repeated misspelling of the late real estate developer Trammell Crow s name A Google The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory reshaping the way we live and transforming the way we do business the aerotropolis A combination of giant airport planned city shipping facility and business hub the aerotropolis will. The book presents an interesting thesis about the economic engine that newer airports can become It also offers enough cautionary tales to ensure that The Big Golden Book of Poetry readers don t come away thinking that concrete and a grader can buy happiness Unfortunately this book needed fact checking and thorough editing It lacks coherent organization With it the book could sustain the loss of about one third of its pages which seem terribly Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, retelling how he gathered his information while the supposed lead author Kasarda is uoted in the second person as if he is an oracle on this topic At times the book seems a thinly veiled promotional tool for Kasarda s airport consultancy There were several errors I bumped into the most notable was the Homewrecker real estate developer Trammell Crow s name A Google

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World connecting people and goods is still as important as digital communication Airport cities will change the face of our physical world and the nature of global enterprise Aerotropolis shows us how to make the most of this unparalleled opportunity. Hyperbole aside the idea of Aerotropolis is inescapable More than a way of life it s a way of thinking a way of rationalizing the world


13 thoughts on “Aerotropolis: The Way Well Live Next

  1. says:

    This book is a pretty easy read and makes some interesting points that I believe will hold up, but most of the writing and conception clearly took place before the Great Recession, and I think it is now quite reasonable to be skept

  2. says:

    This book should provide information to guide me in my new appointment tp a municipal land use committee. I’ve just begun reading, but it’s been good.

  3. says:

    The book presents an interesting thesis about the economic engine that newer airports can become. It also offers enough caut

  4. says:

    In a world marked by the growth of speed the future of the cities seems not very different from the present. The time of Concorde is over. Without supersonic transportation the thesis of this book is weak.

  5. says:

    I live in College Park, GA a diverse, mixed, semi gentrifying town right next to and almost part of Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. This is an important book for me. It should be not just for those physically close to major airports but those who travel and truly "live" through them.

    Even important, it helps understand how global goods and commerce flow through the portals of the 2

  6. says:

    The book challenges us with its approach to the subject matter. It amounts to a 400+ page brochure about John Kasarda's wo

  7. says:

    Hyperbole aside, the idea of Aerotropolis is inescapable. More than a way of life, it's a way of thinking, a way of rationalizing the world.

  8. says:

    Great book!

  9. says:

    As far as I can tell, this book is a collaboration between a jobbing journalist and a consultant offering advice o

  10. says:

    This book is invigorating and annoying in equal measure, which is a shame, as it's one of the most thought provoking look

  11. says:

    I bought this book at the recommendation of a friend and it truly opened my eyes. It's a great read and makes you realise where the world is going.

    Interestingly I made an observation on Twitter about Boris Island and quoted th

  12. says:

    I enjoyed this book. I was afraid, as it was written by an academic that it might be dry and technical, however the writing duties were handled by Greg Lindsay, who does a great job explaining the topics in laymen terms, as well as putting in the right amount of scepticism in the topic. The book proposes some com

  13. says:

    Book arrived with ripped pages , back cover muddy with scrathes.

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