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The EggCube City - a Program package for planning of the build environment is under development
11 Jul 2016 - By Mr. Berqstrom

How to deal with exponential city growth? By the year 2030, 40% of the world’s population, will be in need for proper housing and access to basic infrastructure, and this is just the near future. The exponential growth will create megacities all over the world before the end of the 21st Century..

EggCube.org provide a complete Open Source program package for the green cities of the future. To show how the EggCube solutions can be implemented is the first EggCube City under Development. It is named Chrubrinza, and will derive from a few seperated Sources. First by the Path, edge, node, District & landmark analysis model made by Kevin Lynch, second from the generating of fractal patterns and last from my own understandment of transportation and the possible load capacity provided by machinery and infrastructure.

To explain how the package work, is the model of the classic city used as an ideal example. The reality is not this simple, but taken into consideraton the node/ hub development between cities in the global network of fast speed infrastructure, might this comparison be at its place. The solutions gives a possibility to see where and how buttom up governance can find a common ground with the top down governance.



As a remark, it is of great significance to understand that the program package 'Chrubrinza' is a simplification of realities.
I belive it is in the model of simplifications that bigger systems, as a city is, can be understood on a higher level, but this thinking is not flawlesss. By focusing on the roots in the Chrubrinza program, it might give a new and deeper understandment of its importance for the development of the city. Anyway is it preunderstood that the the program must be open for changes, and that it migth be totally re-wrtten, even with chaos- like systems as the fractal in play. To keep remembrance of this will I therefore quote John Stuart Mill, On Liberty from 1859.

“Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing".