- RT @Fall_of_Civ_Pod: #RuinoftheDay: Chand Baori stepwell in Rajasthan, India. Built in the 9th century by the Pratihara Dynasty to conserv… 7 minutes ago
- I've written a piece for @CityLab on the many lives of Notre-Dame Cathedral & how important it is that historic bui… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2 hours ago
- RT @ShanghaiArtDeco: #ZigguratTuesday from Changle Lane (1931) on Liyang Lu in Hongkou, a rare example of a surviving Japanese lilong, now… 3 hours ago
- RT @vladsavov: For a long time I've wondered what I find so alluring and strangely human about Japanese urban scenes, and then someone twee… 4 hours ago
- Saddened & sickened by the killing of @LyraMcKee last night in Derry. The cowards & thugs who did this stole the li… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 6 hours ago
Author Archives: darran anderson
If you’re into games and architecture, come to the V&A Friday night.
“Silence seems antithetical to the city. Urban spaces are not just noisy, they are noise. To replicate the traffic sound of the Place de la Concorde during the rush-hour, George Gershwin incorporated actual Parisian taxi horns into An American in … Continue reading
Wholehearted thanks to University of Chicago Press (and especially Levi Stahl) for publishing the U.S. edition of Imaginary Cities, available now in all good bookshops (and Influx Press for taking a chance on the book in the first place when … Continue reading
‘Revolutions arrive in colours. Green in Ireland, carnation in Portugal, yellow in the Philippines, velvet in Czechoslovakia, rose in Georgia, orange in Ukraine, tulip in Kyrgyzstan, saffron in Myanmar. One hundred years ago in Petrograd (now Saint Petersburg), the October … Continue reading
If you’re in London and interested in games & architecture, come along to this; it’s a great lineup and it’ll be a lot of fun. It’s also free – you can register here.
In advance of the French and U.S. editions of Imaginary Cities , I’ve been speaking to Minor Literature[s] about writing, rebellion, film and the meaning of Bergman’s The Seventh Seal. Thanks to Thom Cuell and Momus for the questions. Finishing … Continue reading