chapter  9
10 Pages

Holon: Transition into City of Children

WithMaya Levin-Sagi, Edna Pasher, Hanah Hertzman

Many cities around the world are dying. One of the main problems they face is stagnation. Some cities have reached the point where they no longer renew their services, implement their infrastructures or invest in human capital. Hence, they are losing their overall appeal to citizens in general and specifically to the younger educated group. The result is a process in which citizens are leaving the city where they went to school, grew up and felt at home.1