Friday, December 28, 2018

Grand designs

Over the centuries, architects have designed countless buildings that have remained unconstructed. Had the projects been built, the impact would probably have been negligible. But what of whole cities? Could the course of history have been different if the grand visions for reshaping the centres of some of the world's most prominent cities been realised? In this piece for the Atlantic, Darran Anderson reflects on what lessons can be learned from such bold, ambitious plans.

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