THE UTOPIAN MOMENT, NOW? | 2011
This essay served as the text for the photography exhibit, "Before and After Utopia: Images of Urban Abandonment, Absence, and Aspiration. Created for the 2011 Design Philadelphia festival, this exhibit featured photos of:
• the experimental city of arcology, Arcosanti (Arizona)
• the carbon zero city of Masdar (UAE)
• the empty city of Ordos (China)
• various sites of decay and abandonment in America.