City of Bits

City of Bits

Space, Place, and the Infobahn

eBook - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the impact of the digital telecommunication revolution, the miniaturization of electronics, and the growing importance of software on architecture and the human environment

MIT Press
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.

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.



Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1995
ISBN: 9780585024424
0585024421
0262133091
Characteristics: 1 online resource (225 p.) : ill., maps

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