Starting from Zero: Meditations on Reconstructing New York / Edition 1

Starting from Zero: Meditations on Reconstructing New York / Edition 1

by Michael Sorkin, Sorkin Michael
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415947340

ISBN-13: 9780415947343

Pub. Date: 06/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Architect and social critic Michael Sorkin develops his own vision of the future lower Manhattan through a series of chronologically organized essays illustrated with full-color images of his own plans. Mixing his inimitable brand of social criticism with more personal reflections, Starting From Zero offers a striving challenge to the Ground Zero

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Overview

Architect and social critic Michael Sorkin develops his own vision of the future lower Manhattan through a series of chronologically organized essays illustrated with full-color images of his own plans. Mixing his inimitable brand of social criticism with more personal reflections, Starting From Zero offers a striving challenge to the Ground Zero redevelopment plan recently chosen by New York's establishment insiders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415947343
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction6
After the Fall16
What Remains20
First Response24
The Center Cannot Hold30
A Plan for Downtown38
Six Months52
Thinking Inside the Box57
Crossing the Site62
The Dimensions of Aura66
A Memorial69
The World Peace Dome74
Herbert's List87
The Lotus92
Security114
A Brief for Reconstruction120
Who Decides?122
And then there were Two126
In the End the Void132
Back to Zero136

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