Blog posts tagged with: John Ruskin

Posted Jul 11, 2013
By
Ryan Reynolds
Still from The Quarry, Gavin Hipkins, 2013. Image courtesy of the artist

The Death and Life of Great American Cities has been doing the rounds in Christchurch of late, in physical form and social media. It’s a 1961 book by urban studies activist Jane Jacobs, strongly condemning a certain 1950s brand of resource-hungry and ‘rationalist’ urban planning.