View Full Version : Fractals in city organization

12-14-2013, 03:12 PM
I ran across an interesting TED talk the other day about African cities and villages that use a nested organizational paradigm. Might be fuel for the imagination:

Ron Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs | Video on TED.com (http://www.ted.com/talks/ron_eglash_on_african_fractals.html)

12-14-2013, 04:35 PM
Fractal Cities: A Geometry of Form and Function: Michael Batty, Paul Longley: 9780124555709: Amazon.com: Books (http://www.amazon.com/Fractal-Cities-Geometry-Form-Function/dp/0124555705) was a good read way back when. Hard to believe that it was published nearly 20 years ago. Man, I'm getting old...