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Chilling effects

posted 01.10 in news.

While wandering through the 34 degree heat today down Lygon Street, I was cooled every six paces or so by a stream of refigerated air escaping from every shop I passed. Readings, The Witchery, Donatis meats, et al had their doors wide open and...

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deadmalls

posted 12.09 in resources.

Dead shopping centres of the U.S.A.

Future City

posted 07.09 in resources.

Essay by Frederic Jameson (2003). “After the dilapidation of urban modernism, what kinds of city and what forms of architecture await us? The author of The Seeds of Time considers their flowers in the dizzying work of Rem Koolhaas, the...

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Demall, remall

posted 11.08 in news.

Poor old Jonathan Glancey at the Guardian UK isn’t terribly happy about “Australia-owned” Westfield’s new megacentre at London’s White City. Comparing it to an ’80s airline terminal, he thinks it, “is just a...

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air conditioning, doors, frederic jameson, modernism, postmodernism, rem koolhaas, retail, shops, victor gruen