Event City - 500.000 to 10.000.000 to 5.000.000 

If the smart city is an event city, what is a city without events? what is the contenant of these events? ​

The city is analog to the ternar structure of the Human being.

Corpus - The corpus is the physical structural part of the entity. It is its organs, its skeleton, its sensors. It is the door to the physical world and it gives information to sense it. Its analogy in the city is the infrastructure, carrying fluxes like arteries, supporting and essential for the primar needs of the city.

Spiritus - The spiritus is the will and the feelings. It is the feeling of love, hate, joy, fear, have fun, share, excitement etc. It is also the interpretation of the informa- tion given by the corpus it controls. The spiritus of the city is its events, with big mass entertainments and will to acceed the most pleasure possible.

Anima - The anima is the puri cation, the ability to take distance from the corpus and the spiritus. It is high morals, meditation, puri cation and privation.

The anima of the city is the city that gets away from the frenesy of the spiritus and extrades itself from the corpus, the suburb.

The analogy is also possible with the states of life, Child, Teen and Adult. If the the child is deprived from spiritus and animus, it learns to control its corpus. The teenager is full of spiritus and wants to discover the biggest emotions. Becoming an adult is taking some distance from the teenage years and aspire to rise to greater motives and decisions.

500.000
500.000

Corpus, Dam City

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10.000.000
10.000.000

Spiritus, Frentic City

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5.000.000
5.000.000

Anima, Drown City

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Corpus
Corpus

The primar city is the base, the infrastructure. It is the solid starting point of the city development. The city develops on the roads, making a inhabited structure. It defines and faces the void. Its limit is a circle of 10 km radius The streets sprawl perpendicularily from the river. Others follow the topography and create a de- formed grid. They intersect in Hubs The hubs contain the major facilities of the events. Its population limit is 500 000 inhabitant.

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Spiritus
Spiritus

The former ring limit is converted in an aqueduc It divides the river and distributes the water. It is the supports the densification and the sprawl of the city The inside river no longer exists. The urban rooms get filled by the national and international events They make the connection between the branches of the infrastructure. The transportation infrastructure is a vector of sprawl outside of the ringed city. The inside ring densifies to death. Ephemeric success

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Anima
Anima

The ephemeric crowded international events are gone. The only remains are the inoccupied shells of its former attractivity. And the permanent infra- structure. It looses half of its population. It is not death, it is a rebirth. But to move on we need to get rid of the past The former glory of the city must sink. Atlantide, the metropolis starts a new era. A dam is built and the water level risen The infrastructure still dominates it.

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" The smart city is an event city. " Antoine Picon