Digital Places: Building Our City of Bits

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Discover how digital technology is affecting the bricks and mortar of the places where we live and work. The author, a well-known expert on the applications of digital technology, analyzes its impact on the physical design of housing, stores, offices, libraries, and schools. He also examines the effect on regions and cities, including the hard and soft infrastructures essential to attracting high-wage technology companies. Throughout the book, examples illustrate how digital technology has affected the design of a wide variety of project types and how digital places can be created. Ideal for architects, developers, planners, and technologists who want to be on the cutting edge of design.

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"In Digital Places: Building Our City of Bits, Thomas Horan picks up the story at the dawn of a new century. He can look back on a tumultuous half-decade of digital infrastructure development (not so long, it might seem, but it's half a lifetime in Internet years), and a dot-com bubble of truly giga scale. He has telling examples to show, and a growing body of empirical data to rely upon. Most importantly, he has practical suggestions, grounded in experiences of success and failure so far, for designers and planners who seek to engage the problems and pursue the potentials of the digital electronic era."

From the foreword by William J. Mitchell

About the Author:

Dr. Horan is a nationally recognized expert on the application of digital technology systems in urban, community, and regional settings. He has lead major studies and consultations on telecommunications systems, including telecommunications planning for master planned communities, digital technology policies for urban and rural economic development, and design approaches to educational and community centers.

Dr. Horan currently serves as Executive Director of the Claremont Information and Technology Institute and as an Associate Professor in the School of Information Science at the Claremont Graduate University. In addition to his research, Dr. Horan teaches graduate courses on telecommunications networks and community design.

Prior to joining Claremont Graduate University, Dr. Horan was a Senior Fellow at George Mason University and a Senior Analyst at the U.S. General Accounting Office. Dr. Horan received his Masters and Doctorate from the Claremont Graduate School.

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