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r:::: cu ~ n:s .c u "' r:::: cu "' "' ·-~ ... cu "'C C\ n:s -... ~ ... cu .c u "' ·-:n:s c. 0 ... :::l w • Frank Helten I Bernd Fischer (eds.) Envisioning TeleCity Towards the Urbanisation of ICT Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2003. 219 pp., num. fig. and tab. ISBN 3-631-51 056-X I US-ISBN 0-8204-6453-8 · pb. € 39.-* This volume addresses the question of how the interplay of ICT and urban developments will change the face of the city as we know it. A range of contributions to discussions on this theme outlines the possible forms and directions of our urban future in the age of information. Based on the international conference Envisioning TeleCity- the Urbanisation of ICT, this volume compiles new approaches to investigations in this field, and introduces findings from a selection of international studies. The main foci of this volume are the changes in urban structures prompted by the increased use of ICT; the role of the public sector and its responsibilities in the informatisation of society; the relevance of ICT to economic policy at the community level, and the role of ICT in urban planning. Contents: Changes in urban structures prompted by the increased use of ICT · The role of the public sector and its responsibility as actor in the informatisation of society · The relevance of ICT for economic policy at the communal level · The role of ICT in urban planning Frankfurt am Main · Berlin · Bern · Bruxelles...
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