Will Planners Learn From September 11?

Following the September 11 tragedies, many architects and planners are questioning the beliefs that led to the development of the WTC towers.
November 18, 2001, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"As New York moves to rebuild lower Manhattan, they say, city and state leaders have an opportunity to benefit from experience and build something even greater than what the terrorists destroyed. "The World Trade Center was not a very good piece of urban design," New York-based architect Stan Eckstut volunteered during an October conference in Baltimore. 'Now we have a chance to make [the area] more extroverted, to expose public transportation. We need to have good streets, good squares - Giuliani Square? - all kinds of things unique to the city.'"

Thanks to Tom Collins

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Published on Monday, November 12, 2001 in Sun Spot
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