The emigration of many functions, which has been concentrated in the citys so far, interfaces the Sprawling process prevailed since the last century and leads to new social tensions and migrations over the associated restructuring of the economy. From an ecological point of view, however, the process of telematic suburbanization could also lead to a longest use of urban planning. Franz Nahrada is head of organization Give and organizers of several symposia and exhibitions on urban development.
The rapid development of information and communication technologies and ‘information’ of the Company not only urge the field of material and mental production. They also influence lifetime, habitat, power differences and society structures. Information technology networking leads to changes in space and time, the most fundamental categories of human life. The coupled development of computer technology and data television to the overwind of space-ackual barriers is hardly aware of human life.
Medicines are already seriously discussing computer-understood remote diagnostics, the first pure telephone banks are opened, and in the United States you can acquire the ‘America Online University’ already academic degrees of British universities. The true meaning of this deservation will be clear only when you get in mind that by no means ‘Blob’ information transfer, but also mediating material processes.
The development of technology is by no means disclosed on the information processing professions. It unfolds its relevance in all spherical human activity and therefore gives the space-magic life patterns profoundly. A (further) controller of a trading company can know better about the assortment of a branch as the (present) branch manager; A building can be remotely waited by a specialized company or a ship can be remotely controlled via satellites, and in medicine is already experimented with telemonitoring systems and remote operations.
These services and possibilities develop on the basis of an industrial society, which is largely represented by professional mobitat and the functional separation of living space. In the tendency, however, they are increasing and doing a ‘critical mass’ from which this separation is called into question. At the bottom of the industrial age and from its immanent dynamics, new forms of social forming grow to raise questions of the future form of the world of work, the residences, the supply and / or regional identity. It is foreseeable that the sum of these developments ultimately will have more drastic consequences for the design of our city treatments such as rural – living space than that was the case with the transport of traffic.