Whither 21st century urban civilization: Dystopia or utopia?


  • Koichi Tonuma


Urban Civilization


The author, Professor of Planning at Waseda University, Tokyo, is currently Chairman of the townscape design committee of Tokyo Metropolitan Government and also Vice-President of the World Society for Ekistics (WSE). Dr Tonuma is the author of a book entitled Japan in the 21st Century with emphasis on planning for residential surroundings, and of numerous articles, some of which have also been published in Ekistics. The text that follows is a revised and edited version of a paper presented by the author at the WSE Symposion"Defining Success of the City in the 21st Century," Berlin, 24-28 October, 2001.



How to Cite

Tonuma, K. (2002). Whither 21st century urban civilization: Dystopia or utopia?. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 69(412-414), pp. 26-30. Retrieved from http://ekisticsjournal.org/index.php/journal/article/view/382