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EKISTICS / OIKITIKH: the problems and science of HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

Volume 72, Number 430-435, January-December 2005

A reader on ekistics, thirty years after C.A. Doxiadis


I. General
5 6 10 13 18 19 The editors page 1 3 Milo1 R. Perovi3, ekistics and Ekistics Constantinos A. Doxiadis: Biographical note C.A. Doxiadis early career and the birth of ekistics The first issue of the journal, October 1955 The first fifty years of the journal, 1955-2005
P. Psomopoulos P. Psomopoulos John G. Papaioannou

II. The C.A. Doxiadis Reader


27

Introduction
Milo1 R. Perovi3

29 The guest-editors foreword 31 Towards the science 32 The science of ekistics

of human settlements
C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis

(Source: Ekistics An Introduction to the Science of Human Settlements (London, Hutchinson, 1968), Chapter 2, pp. 44-51).

39 Towards an ekistic theory 67 Ekistics units


(Source: Ekistics, vol. 41, no. 247, June 1976, pp. 344-345).

(Source: Ekistics An Introduction to the Science of Human Settlements (London, Hutchinson, 1968), Chapter 7, pp. 283-316).

70 Anthropocosmos Model
(Source: Ekistics, vol. 38, no. 229, December 1974, pp. 405-412).

77

Problems of human settlements


C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis
(Source: Emergence and Growth of an Urban Region, vol.3:A Concept for Future Development (Detroit, Detroit Edison Co., 1970, pp. 3-8).

78 The universal urban crisis 83 Problems of urban renewal 102 Confessions of a criminal
(Sources: Ekistics, vol. 32, no. 191, October 1971, pp. 249-254; The Great Urban Crimes We Permit By Law (Athens, Lycabettus Press, 1973), pp. 18-22).

(Source: Urban Renewal and the Future of the American City (Chicago, IL, Public Administration Service, 1966), pp. 1-51).

109 Methodology of action 110 Methodology of action


(Source: Ekistics, vol. 41, no. 247, June 1976, pp. 361-364).

C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis

113 Islamabad, the creation of a new capital


(Source: The Town Planning Review, vol. 36, no. 1, April 1965, pp. 1-36).

131 Method for synthesis: The I.D.E.A. and C.I.D. methods 141 Towards the implementation of the Concept-Plan
(Source: Emergence and Growth of an Urban Region, vol. 3: A Concept for Future Development (Detroit, Detroit Edison Co., 1970, pp. 359-388).

(Source: Ekistics An Introduction to the Science of Human Settlements (London, Hutchinson, 1968, chapter 9, pp. 386-400).

165

Emergence and growth of large urban systems


C.A. Doxiadis C.A. Doxiadis
(Source: Proceedings of the IEEE The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, vol. 56, no. 4, April 1968, pp. 402-424).

167 The emerging Great Lakes Megalopolis 189 Ecumenopolis: The coming world-city

(Source: Cities of Destiny (ed. by Arnold Toynbee) (London, Thames and Hudson, 1967), pp. 336-358; Ecumenopolis, The Settlement of the Future, ACE Publication Series, Research Report no. 1 (Athens, Athens Center of Ekistics, 1967), pp. 157-164).

207

Glossary of selected terms

Milo1 R. Perovi3

Ekistics 430 to 435, Jan. to Dec. 2005