A City Gracious in Function

  • David WadleyEmail author


This chapter concerns the characteristics capable of imparting graciousness of function to the model City. In a programmatic way, it covers ends and means in the domains of macro and microeconomics, politics and sociology. The aim is to support the precepts and effect the strategies of The City as previously determined. The progression suggests a secular, eco-tech city set in a high-wage economy to facilitate the mission and vision. Political and social conditions support these objectives, a keynote being the low entropy necessary to ensure urban survival in what could be a turbulent context. In this way, The City of Grace starts to differentiate itself from conventional expressions of contemporary urbanism.


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