The link between this New Urbanist development and a mall REIT is significant. It points to a danger raised by city planner Ann Satterthwaite: that post-mall neighborhoods will simply become outdoor malls, as controlled and sterile – and state subsidized – as indoor shopping centers. — The International
Robbie Moore reviews the current state of thought, among urban planners, academics and real estate analysts, studying the future structure of regional towns and suburbs – and the future of public space, after "the mall" has gone. Concepts/terminology include; "Dead Malls, Grayfields...
And yet, few want to know that. The otherwise omniscient Kenneth Frampton was recently heard to say, “The New Urbanists … are they still around?” “They make porches for white Southerners, don’t they?” is Rodolfo Machado’s joshing version. Unfortunately, architecture students from our elite schools believe this more easily than the truth... — Metropolis Magazine
Andrés Duany is looking to open a new architectural can of stylistic worms. And he wants you to reply. The gist of the argument can be summed up by the following quote: "The problem, it seemed to us, was not one of inadequately designed “unprecedented typologies.” Suburban...
Vintage 1983... Based on real and virtual quotes, the debate is fictitiously edited by KATARXIS. Peter Eisenman: "Leon, come on, you cannot build this way anymore today!" Leon Krier: " You can't, but I can! "elseplace
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