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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 3.
The High Line as retroactive civic edifice. A series of entry sequences celebrate the experience of entering a landscape from below.

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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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