Muschamp Criticizes WTC 'Parade Of Platitudes'

NY Times Architectural Critic, Herbert Muschamp criticizes the "Principles and Preliminary Blueprint for the Future of Lower Manhattan."
April 18, 2002, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"No cultural connections are forged. The principles could be used to describe an edge city anywhere on earth. There is no acknowledgment that other areas of expertise might be drawn upon before the design process begins: history, economics, philosophy, global politics ? the entire range of disciplines on which any plausible interpretation of the World Trade Center tragedy must depend. But without a credible reading of 9/11, constructed from a global perspective, we will have no means of discriminating the value of whatever designs are put forth."

Thanks to Tim Lomas

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Published on Thursday, April 18, 2002 in The New York Times
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