Is it possible to create a perfect city? This has been tried before, with varying degrees of success, with the creation of cities such as Brasilia in Brazil, Canberra in Australia and Arcosanti right here in the US, but the most successful cities seem to be those that rose up naturally (although some may be sinking down again). Now the Middle Eastern country of Abu Dhabi is trying to create a city that is environmentally perfect. And in the US, city planners are warned not to build too close to the coasts, because global warming will cause floods.
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