With the handover of Hong Kong to Beijing looming, HSBC’s board wanted a prominent symbol of their bank’s political power. Norman Foster delivered, taking the 1960s dream of a plug-in, prefab city and making it real… 1,586 more words
Yes, there will always be a few pieces of shit at the bottom of society but if we are all at the bottom despite doing everything we were supposed to, something smells rotten in the state of Denmark. 47 more words
Two years ago today, 28 May 2013, it was the first day of occupy Gezi park, Taksim, İstanbul.
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“A wave of demonstrations and civil unrest in Turkey began on 28 May 2013, initially to contest the urban development plan for Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Park.