Dubai ~ replacing New York as the center of the 21st-century world?

If you’re at all interested in Dubai, you may want to pick up a copy of the November 2007 issue of Metropolis magazine.  The issue is easy to find; it has a huge skyscraper on it, the Burj Dubai: The cover design is great.  It shows the printer’s marks at the top to illustrate that […]

Aqua-sprawl ~ will Federation Island also have 11 time zones?

Shame on Dutch architect Erick van Egeraat for proving, once again, that many architects aren’t afraid to stoop to doing jobs that (most) landscape architects and planners know better not to do. He’s designing an 865-acre (350-hectare) project for a major Russian development on the Black Sea. It’s a Russia-shaped infill island of pure sailboat […]

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