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: