Friday, April 13, 2012

Highland Park Ford Plant (Photo: Edward Burtynsky)
 The Last Pedestrians, Jerry Herron (Design Observer)

"The story of the automobile — like the story of the city of Detroit — is a tale of unwitting eternal returns. At every turn the inventors of modern life — of its machines, its aspirations — seemed unable or unwilling to grasp the meaning of what they were in the process of creating and unleashing, and what they were thus undoing and destroying."

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