Daily Archives: 09/14/2009

Great street-Lisbon–and David Byrne’s perfect city

I guess we’re all supposed to care what David Byrne thinks makes a perfect city, but I kind of don’t. Our cities are already playspaces for the affluent elite like Byrne. I just can’t get any enthusiasm together for him. Whoopee. How about a halfway decent job and an affordable place to live and some decent air? Nah.

I think what makes a great city–or a great anything–is craft. Check out the craft here:


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