There are cities that are growing by 6% on an annual basis. That means they are doubling (100%) every ten years.
Chess in a Tripod MetroCT deals with Metropolitan Planning: Land-use, Urban Transport, Environment and Housing integrated urban allocation and administrative policy-making.
This book is based on the 1996 Regional (Metropolitan) Plan for Madrid, a Methodology to address the current urgent need of metropolitan growth allocation. The system has been used in several places like Bogota and can be extended to other metropolitan areas with specific patterns.
It can help to solve many of the problems of growth in numerous metropolitan areas in the world.
There is a worldwide needs for comprehensive vision for metropolitan planning confronted with uncontrolled urban growth. The book explores the methods and opens a potential for debate among Professionals, University scholars as well as Local Authorities. The potential application is pretty wide ranging.
The Method is unique. Madrid experience, directed by this author in 1996-99 establishes a system (CiTi Method) to confront, control, tame and articulate the explosive growth (100% in 20 years) of most of the 200 metropolis of the world and 400 large urban areas.