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Le Corbusier is not dead (the aerotropolis)

A rather repellent vision of the future that would have pleased Le Corbusier and Wall Street investors alike: the airport complex as a model for 21st century life. One would have thought this sort of thing would have died a deserved death after Jane Jacobs, not to mention bizarre experiments in corporate designed civic spaces like Celebration, Florida, but apparently these would still be news to some theorists.

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Detroit: Urban Laboratory and the New American Frontier

Includes some stunning photos showing the rise of 'urban prairie' within Detroit's city limits.

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