A kind of a "dangerous supplement", marked, scarred on a body, post-orgasmically, always, already in anticipation of (a) crisis OR for a desert avec 'agape'. Mindb(l)ogg(l)ing Noise. "Avalanche, would you share my last pursuit?" (Baudelaire)

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Allegories Of Rescue

* Four years later, on the 3rd March 1972, Pruitt-Igoe famously enacted the death of modernism. Its architect, Monoru Yamasaki, had already designed the World Trade Center complex, which opened on the 4th April 1973.

1 comment:

Sraosha said...

"The apartments were deliberately small, with undersized kitchen appliances.[13] "Skip-stop" elevators stopped only at the first, fourth, seventh, and tenth floors, forcing residents to use stairs in an attempt to lessen congestion. The same "anchor floors" were equipped with large communal corridors, laundry rooms, communal rooms and garbage chutes.[15] The stairwells and corridors attracted muggers.[13]"


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