Columnist Aaron Betsky looks back on moments from 2015 with hopes for the future of architecture.
This was the year of fear. Surveying architecture (and the blogs I wrote this last year on the subject), you can see its marks in Baltimore, Paris and Beirut, New York’s Times Square, and everywhere else. You can also see tactics that might help us defeat fear and build a more open society:
We Have Nothing to Fear but Fear Made Monumental
This was also the year of height, with the super rich disappearing into the clouds while doormen protect the entrances to their sliver towers. While the super-wealthy luxuriate in their aeries, the rest of us are left with shadow and the results of social inequity.
Read the Full Story HERE >>>> Source: Architect Magazine Architecture in 2015: Overcoming a Year of Fear