Google “cities as an organism” and you’ll find everything from TED talks to blog posts to academic papers on the topic. There’s no shortage of suggestions that collective actions in cities are like an urban metabolism.
The immense amount of data generated in cities can offer us an improved understanding of how everything from water to waste to people to cargo moves around.
Effimero: or the Postmodern Italian Condition a research project by architect and historian Léa-Catherine Szacka, on display at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, as a part of “Monditalia”.
This section of the Venetian exhibition focuses …