Archinect - Insane Cities 2014-09-02T07:57:32-04:00 http://archinect.com/blog/article/85305522/1-new-york #1 New York Aditya Ghosh 2013-10-29T18:13:59-04:00 >2013-11-04T19:17:26-05:00 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/blog/article/85305521/new-old-word-it-ll-have-to-do New Old Word, it'll have to do Aditya Ghosh 2013-10-29T18:08:27-04:00 >2013-11-04T19:12:15-05:00 <p> Wordplay is tiring, and yet here it is just to get things (re)started...</p> http://archinect.com/blog/article/57682407/manual-labor Manual Labor Aditya Ghosh 2012-09-20T17:45:18-04:00 >2012-09-24T18:25:12-04:00 <p> A large part of my &ldquo;Leaving Grad School and Job Hunting&rdquo; phase has been spent accumulating grudges. I have grudges against the notion of architecture school, partisan journalists, unpaid interns, memes of Olympic athletes and that squirrel who dares me to make eye contact at Union Square Park. This blog could easily have been a rant, but to avoid whining, it is going to be about how to make your own space, wherever, whenever. Lets call it Insane Cities because the more I indulge my &lsquo;tortured architect&rsquo; side, the more I notice how mismatched we are to our surroundings and to those surrounding us. From the pavement that does not bow down when I want to cross the road to the really cold but shiny handrail on the subway.</p> <p> The spaces in a city are more often identified by their collective subjective notions rather than by their physical characteristics. When I think of Times Square, I think crowds; a part of me says Broadway Shows.&nbsp;Someone else says Tourists. (Insert repulsed face and...</p>