The act of gathering souvenirs has been intrinsic to the human experience since we first began to stray from our lands. From early pilgrims amassing the dirt of the holy sites they visited, to the collection of construction materials and rough pieces of woodwork from foreign cities, there has always been an innate desire to mark the course of our journeys with objects hoarded along the way.Read More
To Walt, the looming failures of the postwar liberal consensus were mere problems of efficiency. His specific mode of technocracy preempted by decades the Silicon Valley mode of thinking that now pervades our thoughts about sociopolitical organisation. If the broader community structures of a city could be aided by technological solutions, guided by universal design principles, then logic dictated that such a city simply could not fail.
A little multimedia bit I did about Walt Disney's original, bizarre EPCOT vision – a huge futuristic city constructed on thousands of acres of Florida swampland.Read More