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The Aerotropolis concept

Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:16 pm

Aerotropolis: viable planning concept or aerotopia?
Some planners have drunk the Kool-Aid, e.g., CGO, TPE, and Beijing Daxing (under construction).

Some background reading:

Free
http://aerotropolisbusinessconcepts.aer ... 170812.pdf

https://www.jstor.org/stable/26211735?s ... b_contents

http://www.znetil.ug.edu.pl/index.php/e ... iew/112/99

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 1217300639

Paywall
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 9716302393

MEM is regarded as the "seed" of the aerotropolis idea, and was the world's largest cargo hub for 18 years, but lacks R&D, manufacturing, and residential components clustered around a cargo hub.
https://journals.co.za/content/journal/ ... -8dcd4aeea
 
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Re: The Aerotropolis concept

Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:21 pm

A developer in Brazil was trying to build one about 4 years ago outside of São Paulo. I suspect it failed for a lot of reasons, some specific to Brazil.

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Re: The Aerotropolis concept

Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:20 am

This Aerotropolis concept is exactly what they are (very slowly) building in Dubai at the Maktoum Airport (OMDW/DWC)

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