Boris Leokumovich

Boris Leokumovich

Brooklyn, NY, US


Knowledge City

It is projected for the beginning of the XXI century that over 50% of the world population will be living in urban centers. But what is the actual purpose of a high density City at the beginning of the XXI Century?

With the advent of new technologies the storage, transmission and management of information has become quasi space-less. With a brutal contraction of time and space, not to say a complete disappearance of the notion of distance for data transmission in the Information Age we have arrived again to the notion of De-localization. So why are we paying so much rent to live in the center of cities like Paris, New York, Tokyo, Mumbai or Kyoto?

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Status: School Project
Location: Brooklyn, NY, US