- Songdo’s Tendril: A perfect rectangle in a bay of irregular mud flats shaped by the eroding tides, dotted with giant holding tanks and extending to the south a pair of long tendrils of pipe and steel. A fascinating piece of infrastructural detritus.
- Cities Must Become More Resilient to Survive: The idea that cities are greener than suburbs has gotten a lot of attention lately. But a recently published book argues that in a future of diminishing resources, cities themselves are going to have to become much more efficient and inventive if they are to be sustainable — indeed, if they are to survive at all.
- George Lucas: Maker of Films: this 1971 interview with a young George Lucas, whose first major film, THX 1138, has flopped at the box office and who is disillusioned with Hollywood entirely.
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By Bryan H — July 15, 2009 at 1:28 pm