Spatial dynamics of complex urban systems within an evolutionary theory frame

  title={Spatial dynamics of complex urban systems within an evolutionary theory frame},
  author={Juste Raimbault and Denise Pumain},
  journal={Handbook on Entropy, Complexity and Spatial Dynamics},
  • J. RaimbaultD. Pumain
  • Published 28 October 2020
  • Economics
  • Handbook on Entropy, Complexity and Spatial Dynamics
This chapter is about Complexity and Spatial Dynamics in Urban Systems. Strong inequalities in the size of cities and the apparent difficulty of limiting their growth raise practical issues for spatial planning. At a time when new constraints in terms of limited energy and raw material resources or possible catastrophic events such as pandemics are challenging further urban expansion, it is important to consolidate the theories from various scientific disciplines to estimate to what extent the… 

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