City of the Future, The

  • 1983 ----- color ----- 27 min ----- vhs///
  • (Understanding Cities series, Part 5) A new overall vision is needed if we are to survive the crunch of reduced energy. The final part of the series examines proposals such as "Arcosanti," the vision of architect/planner Paolo Soleri for a 5,000-person city in the Arizona desert, public/private partnerships for downtowns and neighborhoods and the consumption-cutting measures of small towns (Kelso, Washington, for example, where police make rounds on bicycles, and Davis, California, with an extensive bike-path system.)
  • Topics: (Architecture, Cities and Towns, Urban Planning/Restoration)