January 6, 2012
The Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis became most famous at the moment of its demise. The thirty-three high-rise towers built in the 1950’s were supposed to solve the impending population crisis in inner city St. Louis. It was supposed to save the urban poor from the indignities of the downtown slums that lacked natural light, water and fresh air. And for a short while, it worked. It was a housing marvel. Read More…
December 22, 2011
For all of you interested in design and architecture, this podcast is for you. Have a listen to the latest episode and we bet you’ll be hooked within 20 seconds.
99% Invisible is “a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world”. We love the show, its superbly produced and look forward to every episode, please keep these coming Roman.