Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Are architects living on past glory?

Architectural edifices make up the bulk of the ancient wonders - new list and old. Buildings defined civilizations, and were technological wonders of their time.

But would you put any building built in the last 100 years on a list of the 7 Real Wonders of the World where they will have to compete with Electricity, Telephone, Flying, Private Transport, Space Travel, The Integrated Chip, and The Internet. Others may want to add or amend this list; I might consider The City, with New York as the quintessential example.

Mumford described the City as man's greatest invention....
Source: www.teslasociety.com/

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