Patterns for Next Cities

Nightfall in the Qianmen hutong, Beijing. Image by Ruth Fremson, New York Times. I was reminded again the other day of the muddle-headed New York Times article I have complained about here on several occasions. In that piece (the June 8th NYT Magazine), "The New, New City," writer Nicolai Ouroussoff says, of exploding city development in China or … Continue reading Patterns for Next Cities

Thoughts for Building in the Next City

After writing about the New York Times articles of June 8th in the last two posts, I was contacted by a young woman in London who writes for CNN. She is doing a piece on Steven Holl's 'Linked Hybrid' (LH) development in Beijing, shown below. She wanted me to chat with her about the project. … Continue reading Thoughts for Building in the Next City