The 15-Minute City Isn’t a Conspiracy.
It’s Just a Bad Idea
In The Telegraph article, “The 15-Minute City Isn’t a Conspiracy. It’s Just a Bad Idea,” Senior Fellow, Alain Bertaud, is mentioned:
The idea that large cities can be broken into separate "urban villages" is such a perennial favourite of town planners that renowned urbanist Alain Bertaud felt he had to debunk it in his excellent book Order Without Design: How Markets Shape Cities. He admits it’s a nice idea with much to commend it, such as shorter commutes, less traffic and perhaps more sense of community.