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April 26, 2006

The Edifice Complex: reflections on Ratner and Gehry

edificecomplex.gif Atlantic Yards Report

Power, money, art, ego — could these factors be the driving force behind Atlantic Yards?

Peering through the analytical lens of Deyan Sudjic, the architecture critic for London's Observer newspaper, and his book "The Edifice Complex: How the Rich and Powerful Shape the World," Norman Oder considers Atlantic Yards and the limits of criticism of Ratner and Gehry's 22-acre $3.4 billion 16-tower 8.6-million square foot mini-city.

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Posted by lumi at April 26, 2006 7:46 AM