I cannot think of a single place that has held my attention longer than the Cedar-Riverside Plaza in Minneapolis. Ralph Rapson’s brutalist “New Town in Town” located near the West Bank of the U of M has caught my gaze since I first stepped out of the light rail in 2005.
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The intersection of the physical, built environment and the diaphanous world of the spiritual in Colonia Roma, Mexico City.
“Every situation has qualities. Essentially, we quantify them and that’s the practical side of our lives, so the involvement with perception and in acquiring the perception is our ability to understand qualities. They exist only as long as a human being keeps them in play. They’re – Therefore they are akin to energy.”
A/The Last Picture Show… at the Cine Erotica Rio, Mexico, DF.
Even in the austere and calculated built environments of high modernity there is human presence.
“Hell of simulation, which is no longer one of torture, but of subtle, maleficent, elusive twisting of meaning…”
― Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulation