July 10th, 2005

архитектурные символы

Очень показательная, на мой взгляд, история с Freedom Tower в Нью-Йорке.

[I]f this is a potentially fascinating work of architecture, it is, sadly, fascinating in the way that Albert Speer's architectural nightmares were fascinating: as expressions of the values of a particular time and era. The Freedom Tower embodies, in its way, a world shaped by fear. (NYT)

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