Metropolis

Building Utopia

Creating a city for 5 million people isn’t utopian, but building it in the desert might be

Utopias are easily dismissed. Part of this is in the name. Definitionally, utopia means “no place.” Coined by Thomas More in his 1516 classic, utopias aren’t meant to exist in the real world. They are the (sometimes) well-intentioned dreams of…