Albert Speer’s plans for “Germania”.
More on this later (this is incredibly interesting and I want to write in great length about it so stay connected)
Nazi Party rally at Zeppelinfeld, Nuremberg, Germany - Sep 8, 1936
Researching Albert Speer and the extensive planning of the architectural redevelopment of the third reich
image from the exhibition, The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011
On display at the Museum of the City of New York, through 15 April.
From Icon’s write up:
The argument the show at the Museum of the City of New York is trying to make, Renner says, is that what we think of as New York “came up precisely because of the grid”; that a city that doesn’t require you to learn street names is a metaphor for openness.
Scots On The Rocks Or How To Ignore Economic Reality
Global Information Scots On The Rocks Or How To Ignore Economic Reality http://ow.ly/1iP6Hh
Alex Salmond, England, independence, Scotland