…in super baroque style are intricately carved into local honey Lecce limestone covering every available square millimeter of each billboard-like neighborhood church facade, and parts of almost all of the pallazzi, announcing the style, taste and riches of the local sponsoring noble family – is the visual pleasure of the city to be enjoyed at every ..
…Yasmin Vobis, Michael Alexander, Hilary Zaic, Jose Esparza, Anne Menke, Sam Dufaux, Jenny Lie Andersen, Alexander Maymind, and Willem Boning is a super survey of fantastical unrealized city plans – 49 of them – depicted graphically in such a way that they begin to have a conversation, and there will be a book launch event ..
…is a fascinating book that I just finished: …about how cities eat. That’s the quick definition. A slightly wordier one might that it’s about the eternal engine driving civilisation. Feeding cities arguably has a greater social and physical impact on us and our planet than anything else we do. Yet few of us in the ..
…has what appears to be a crowded open market in the Central Plaza – which we are passing through on our way to Via Cafe for lunch today – but it soon becomes apparent that all the shoppers are just extras, and all of the “market” displays of apples, plants, and crafts are fake – ..