Drawing from the musical concept of “temperament” as a way to achieve harmony, urbanist Jonathan Rose argues that well-tempered cities can be infused with systems that bend the arc of their development toward equality, resilience, adaptability, well-being, and the ever-unfolding harmony between civilization and nature. His book, The Well-Tempered City, offers a blueprint for the future of a thriving metropolis.
Author: [Jonathan Rose](http://www.welltemperedcity.com/)
Location: New York, NY
Image credit: Jonathan Rose
Presented by Jonathan Rose at [IdeasCity New York](http://www.ideas-city.org/new-york/about/)