Reductionism versus Systems Analysis

  title={Reductionism versus Systems Analysis},
  author={John C. Crittenden and Arka Pandit},
Increasing urbanization places cities at the foref r nt of achieving global sustainability. For cities to become more sustainable, however, the inf rastructure on which they rely must also become mor e productive, efficient and resilient. Unfortunately the current paradigm of urban infrastructure development is fragmented in approach lacking a sys tem perspective. Urban infrastructure systems are analogous to ecological systems because they are in terco nected, complex and adaptive components… CONTINUE READING