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We all know the categorical strengths of varied towns, are conscious of their score, may be able to speak about their density and development. yet what do all towns have in universal, what will we learn about their “lowest universal denominator”?

The “city as a species”, the “primal genetic fabric of the city”: this can be the topic of A Quantum City. This massive paintings is a love letter to the town and highbrow tradition.

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