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Christina ♾️ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

@SeekingPlumb
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 2:22
Imagine a city designed around PEOPLE instead ofΒ cars!

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"…If we were to design a city around people instead of cars instead of some other form of transportation, what do you think that city would look like? I mean, we wouldn't need to have square city blocks, square buildings. We could design things much more organically, more aesthetically pleasing, more creatively. We still need to consider how to transport people around the city. We've got around 2ft.…"

How would YOUR city differ from the modern cities we're familiar with?

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Caleb Paul

@tooshy
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 5:00

"…Because as human beings, I think one of our main means to connect with orders and help to feel, like entertain in some kind of way. For example, one of the reasons why we watch TV, we listen to music, we go to movies, we go to the theater. One of the reasons why we go to the park thing that we do to entertain ourselves. It has to do with the fact that we want to step above what is already known, like our routine.…"

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Christina ♾️ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

@SeekingPlumb
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 2:40

"…There's, like these different stops along the street where you basically get into a car, it goes down into the ground, onto this train highway or whatever it is, and you ride it until your destination, and then it comes back up above ground again. I was thinking, how cool would that be if it actually worked and you could make it work in a city? Yeah. Anyway, so many things to consider, but I think you're absolutely right.…"

(Sorry, a bit of a ramble. πŸ˜†) @tooshy

Bernie Goldbach

@topgold
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 2:47

"…I wish that wasn't the case, but the optimalization of people other horseless carriage has made us a prisoner of our own technology. I wish it wasn't that way. What I'm attempting to do is combat it at the habit level. Walk the kids to school. So it's a downhill walk of a mile and a half to one school and about 2 miles to the second school. And I want to either walk it or do it on a bicycle with my two kids.…"

@SeekingPlumb so hard to reverse a trend

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Christina ♾️ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

@SeekingPlumb
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 4:00

"…And even if you have this form of transportation underground, there's going to be walking around above ground. Oh, my goodness. How many times can I say the word ground? But if you get off public transportation, whatever that looks like in this imaginary place, you're still going to have that time to stop and talk with people, to catch up with people. I see what you're saying. I definitely see it's going to be a very difficult way of life to break or reinvent.…"

Identity, slowing down to be social, perspective. @topgold

Vincent Strader

@Allowistic
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 4:21

"…Well, if you were to design a fresh city, I think I would do some circular shapes and you could have really cool, like rates, rings of transportation that could go around so you could jump off at different spots. And if you imagine a future where everything is decentralized as far as your electrical production and whatnot and everything was distributed out.…"

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Christina ♾️ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

@SeekingPlumb
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 2:12

"…But when I think about actually living on the ground beneath these things, it seems so unappealing. Like the flying cities. There's no way to make that small. Right? So it's going to impede our view of the sky, sunsets, sunrises, even the sun during the day. At some point, flying cars, they can't be flying really nilly. So there has to sort of be like an air roads or air highways. Have you ever seen the movie Fifth Element with Bruce Willis?…"

I don't know... @Allowistic

Vincent Strader

@Allowistic
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 3:39

"…But they couldn't think of all the things that we have now because they had no way of thinking beyond what they just had experience of thinking to the future and limiting ourselves from our past. You got to remember the next generations all playing on games where they can build and create things just infinitely. So a few more generations of that and you combine that with we can't even imagine it. It's going to be so awesome. Thanks for this little thought experiment. It's been fun.…"

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Caleb Paul

@tooshy
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 5:00

"…They decrease significantly pollution because most of the gases that are responsible for air pollution, for example, the trees, they kind of trap these gases, the molecules of these gases in their leaves. Maybe that's why, like, in very dense forest, in places where we have a lot of trees, the air is cleaner.…"

Trees in our urban environment,(very interesting!)

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Caleb Paul

@tooshy
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 5:00

"…And then through the 20th century, we had so many, like, very big disruptions, like electricity. That's a big one. Electricity, the Internet, all of this, like in one century. So it's like electricity and the Internet. We got to figure out how things work in a very small scale in the universe. Like how atoms work, how electrons work. That's why we have, like, electronics. That's why we can have cell phones.…"

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Christina ♾️ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

@SeekingPlumb
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 2:17

"…Listening to what you're saying. I realized that in addition to all of the benefits of having plant life, trees, etc. On these buildings, like it's also disrupting the crystalline in form to some degree, not radically. But then you no longer have these straight edged buildings because there's all of this plant life on it combined. I could definitely see it making a huge temperature difference.…"

The crystalline form. The advancement of tech & discoveries. @tooshy

Bernie Goldbach

@topgold
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 2:25

"…So life is up above the normal line of vision you have in other city streets. Life isn't down unless you get the cars out of the way and let people's see each other face to face anyway. Passing thought we may do a rooftop garden based on your inspiration. That be swell.…"

@SeekingPlumb Rooftop Gardens FTW

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Christina ♾️ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

@SeekingPlumb
Β Β·Β 2yr agoΒ Β·Β 1:10

"…But you know what I mean? Higher floors and buildings. So I haven't had that same experience when I think back now, the idea that there is a lot going up higher up off the ground makes sense. But I forget that sometimes. Anyway, I am thoroughly looking forward to hearing more about this possible roof garden or, you know, and seeing pictures of it. I'm excited for it, and it's not even mine.…"

I LOVE this, @topgold!

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