Tower Towns for the Future

Michael David Lipkan, Linear City Concepts

Sunday, September 25, 2005
10:30 AM

This presentation explains ideas for futuristic architecture that include water recycling, alternative energy, food production and sustainable living.

Michael David Lipkan is a futurist with a background in science. He was a physics major at UNM with a double minor of math and biology. He is a graduate of Albuquerque TVI where he majored in digital electronics. Michael lived and worked at Arcosanti, an urban laboratory in Arizona, where his views about cities changed dramatically. Since his days at Arcosanti, he has been working on Linear City Concepts. Michael's table top model depicting the organizational pattern of the kind of linear city he proposes will be on display.

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