Tag Archives: Manhattan

New York: Perspective

Manhattan is spread out beneath me: SimCity streets and skyscrapers, a microcosm of activity, from this perspective, perfectly organised and efficient. A view of the whole system. As the helicopter judders across to Staten Island i can see the whole … Continue reading

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New York: Motion

Motion: blurs, smeared light, purpose and momentum, jostling for position around the pillars of glass and brick. The city provides conduits, spaces to inhabit, walls to the maze, but the purpose is lived out in movement. An ever blending torment … Continue reading

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Reflecting on New York: spaces and community

The Highline in New York is one of my favourite urban spaces in the world: originally built to raise dangerous freight trains above the streets of Manhattan, by the 1980’s the rusted iron and concrete structure was largely redundant, made … Continue reading

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