Just finished reading Eugene Rogan’s book The Fall of the Ottomans, which presents a wholistic and detailed account of the middle eastern front during the Great war. It does contain controversial content and there are various chapters and sections that I cannot fully agree with, but regardless, I do heavily recommend reading It.Continue reading
The series of plan images shown above illustrate the city of Detroit through the 20th century.
Many unprecedented and unsolvable problems regarding urbanism was born with the main stream adaptation of the automobile through out the 20th century.
Satellite image of the Grand Bazaar (completed in 1730) in Istanbul. An urban device which connects many different geometries of exterior and interior corridors through a unifying enclosed theme of commerce. Almost like a key stone.Continue reading