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The day cars drove themselves into walls and the hospitals froze. A scenario that could happen based on what already has. Comment?
New York is a city where good architects come to gnash their teeth. Global monument-builders find their designs eaten away by termite-like regulations, community objections, and budget-shaving specialists. Comment?
Whenever a new tower starts muscling its way toward the sky, it drains a bit more light from the streets and parks below, so walking along a sidewalk can sometimes feel like pacing the bottom of a deep well. But what if, even in the densest thickets of Manhattan, skyscrapers could be designed to shrink, or even bleach out, the shadows they cast? Imagine a structure that bends like a rubbery dancer to dodge as many rays as possible and let them fall on a park instead. Comment?
Together with SHoP and Diller Scofidio + Renfro , it's one of the firms that is building the most meaningful monuments for this swashbuckling and affluent newest New York, this high-value, high-functioning global amusement zone. Of the three, BIG might be the best suited to this post-context city, if for no reason other than they seem to be having so much fun, making inspired and inspiring megastructures suitable for our app-centered civilization that are just dystopic enough to seem a bit witty. Comment?
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