Artists and architects can help us see things differently. Perhaps they can even help us adjust to difficult new realities that are hard to accept.
Climate change is already taking out one of our oldest and most beloved cities of Europe, and other great cities like Hong Kong, London and New York will one day be in the same … um, boat.
Venice is sinking, and has been for some time. But what if – instead of fighting it – we were to accept that?
Ken Yeang has worked for 30 years in many of his projects to realize his vision of the eco skyscraper, in which the natural world is much more comprehensively interwoven into the structure of large commercial buildings than now. His latest, to be completed this year is the culmination of that vision, and it’s in [...]