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Posted 09.04.09 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Andrew Blum: Metaphor Remediation: A New Ecology for the City



The High Line competition proposal, board 2.
The High Line as occupiable urban artifact. The proposal responds to mapping the effects of the future development on sites adjacent to the High Line: views, solar access, wind currents, desire lines.

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Metaphor Remediation: A New Ecology for the City
Cities are the new frontiers green living, and Andrew Blum argues that we need to revise the old metaphors: will Half Dome give way to the high-rise as the new emblem of environmentalism?
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andrew Blum is an independent journalist based in Brooklyn, New York.






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