[Essay] Urban Complexity and Abstraction (C3 no.407)


Aldo Vanini + Silvio Carta

C3 no.407 / pp.10-13 (4 pages)



Urban Complexity and Abstraction _ Aldo Vanini + Silvio Carta

As people living in cities, we tend to absorb the technological changes that occur around us. This phenomenon has always happened: think of the first underground system or the first electrically illuminated public streets in the second half of the nineteenth century, for example. As usual, people’s reaction to such significant changes has been a combination of excitement, indifference and, in some cases, fear and skepticism. […]