Reviewed: A Country of Cities

A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America By Vishaan Chakrabarti In One Line: Nice graphics tell a familiar urban story more fit for casual readers than seasoned design professionals. In the midst of a global economy that is already migrating towards cities, Chakrabarti adds his voice to the drumbeat of density in a pitch for focusing development towards our urban cores. Pulling on some of the usual suspects for data, the author focuses his sermon on why dense urban centers are the smart future for human civilization—an unspoken but heavily implied slight to what has become the American status quo of sprawling, suburban/exurban development. The pro-urban message of the text combined with the choices of precedent projects come at little surprise given the author’s partner status at SHoP Architects, currently one of New York City’s most prolific architecture firm...

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