Nov 25th, 2011 by iq2
http://www.iq2if.com Christopher Choa, the award-winning urban designer and native-New Yorker, argues that in the 21st century the most successful cities will grow up around airports rather than vice-versa. Living in an "aerotropolis", we will relate to neighbours thousands of miles away. There will be winners and losers -- cities that will thrive and some that could fail.
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