The book “Supercities. La Inteligencia del territorio” manifest the philosophy of Fundacion Metropoli, by presenting a variety of planning issues, models, instruments and methods in an interesting and comprehensive way. The book covers the ‘best-practice’ examples of a contemporary urban planning, thus, providing a solid base for the concluding elaboration on how the city of future (SuperCity) should rely on innovative planning approaches. The final approach of the book opens a discussion about the “Intelligence of the Territory” and SuperCities, fostering reflection and inspiring habitat design for a better humanity.
Gerd Albers Award for Best Book of 2016. Awarded by the International Society of City and Regional Planners ISOCARP.
Edited: Pamplona, Spain, 2016
Length: 396 pages
Text in Spanish
The origins of modern urbanism
The Functional City
Urbanism and participation
The rebirth of the center of the cities
The city region
Digital City, Smart City
Spain Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Fundación Metrópoli.
Colombian Edition sponsored by Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Colombia, FINDETER (Colombian Financial Institution for Development), Colombian National Planning Department and Microsoft.