Discontinuous places

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Corridor at O'Hare airport, Chicago

  1. Discontinuous places emphasize the degree to which today's places depart from classic models.
  2. Examples of socially created discontinuous places:
    1. Discontinous virtual/real places:
    2. Discontinuous places in linked physical spaces:
  3. Just as with the evaluation of themed places, and New Urbanist communities, and sprawl places, discontinuous places should be evaluated in terms of their simplicity or complexity, and whether they explicitly affirm their own complexities and links.