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Entertaining, concise, and relentlessly probing, City of Bits is a comprehensive introduction to a new type of city, an increasingly important system of virtual spaces interconnected by the information superhighway. William Mitchell makes extensive use of practical examples and illustrations in a technically well-grounded yet accessible examination of architecture and urbanism in the context of the digital telecommunications revolution, the ongoing miniaturization of electronics, the commodification of bits, and the growing domination of software over materialized form.

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Entertaining, concise, and relentlessly probing, City of Bits is a comprehensive introduction to a new type of city, an increasingly important system of virtual spaces interconnected by the information superhighway.

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Entertaining, concise, and relentlessly probing,

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William J. Mitchell was the Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr., Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences and directed the Smart Cities research group at MIT's Media Lab.

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ISBN:
9780262631761
Subtitle:
Space, Place, and the Infobahn
Author:
Mitchell, William J.
Author:
Mitchell, William J.
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Virtual Reality
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / Reference
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
City of Bits
Publication Date:
19960725
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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