Moscow may be a land-locked city, but it is flooded with waterways, which have played an important historical role. For example, the waterways acted as natural barriers against siege, and isolated some sections of the city from others. Traditionally, as the city expanded, new settlements sprung up along waterways. Today waterways are not often used… Read More city of islands within islands 2
it’s your choice –from WHAT IT IS by Lynda Barry, Drawn & Quarterly (2008)
My friend Jana just reminded me of Archigram. I love their graphic technique. Like this manifesto written in the language of fifties space comics. I find their take on the city as media very interesting. For more of this groovy sixties avant-garde “architecture without architecture,” check out these scans, mostly from Simon Sadler’s book about… Read More Archigram
This is the work of Jason Polan, who is on a mission to draw everyone in New York City, no matter how long it takes. What an urban research project! If you want to help out, or see how far he’s gotten, go to his website. He’s already got quite an archive.