Starting from Zero: Reconstructing Downtown New York / Edition 1

Starting from Zero: Reconstructing Downtown New York / Edition 1

by Michael Sorkin, Sorkin Michael
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415947375

ISBN-13: 9780415947374

Pub. Date: 08/08/2003

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

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:
9780415947374
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/08/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. After the Fall
3. Temporary Schemes
4. Forever After
5. Rebuilding New York
6. Disaggregated/Off-Site Schemes
7. Six Months
8. Yamasaki's Original
9. A Plan for Downtown
10. Thinking Inside the Box
11. Crossing the Site/Authenticity of the Grid
12. The Dimensions of Aura
13. The World Peace Dome
14. A Plan for Downtown Revised
15. Freedom's Gate
16. Herbert's List
17. The Final Scheme
18. Back to Zero
19. The (Magnificent) Seven
20. Who Decides
21. A Program for Reconstruction

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