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Topic: 9/11
Is New York’s spectacular new train station worth the price?

Is New York’s spectacular new train station worth the price?

The visually arresting World Trade Center Transportation Hub designed by Santiago Calatrava opened in New York last week to a chorus of naysayers worried about the $4 Billion it cost to build

Is this building offensive?

Is this building offensive?

The exhibit shows a proposed residential development in South Korea by Dutch architects MVRDV. The architects call it The Cloud because they want to create a sense of buildings rising through “the clouds”. Critics however reckon they look like the twin towers exploding. I see what they mean, but I’m not certain that would’ve been […]

9/11: Should America move on?

9/11: Should America move on?

It’s a very brave or very insensitive American who would publicly question his nation’s entire 9/11 memorial project on the day of the tenth anniversary. Yet just a few days ago, on the morning of 11 September, US economist Robin Hanson began his internationally popular blog, Overcoming Bias, by complaining that half the comics in […]