Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Octagon City, Kansas Was An Old School Scientifically Designed Vegetarian Colony That Died Due To Malnutrition And Other Ills

At the top of this list is a fascinating story out of Kansas that highlights a historic and monumental failure in urban planning and design: 10 Failed Utopian Cities That Influenced the Future

Wiki: Octagon City

4 Comments:

Anonymous said...

Humboldt? humbug!

Anonymous said...

good stuff

Anonymous said...

I remember a hippy who built a sixteen sided house out of old billboards.

Anonymous said...

So what lessons can cities today take from this? Trying to plan a city is a waste. But profitable for all those consultants.