December 22, 2002
Architecture is law

Offline architects seem to be rediscovering Lessig's axiom that code is law. (Lessig took examples from speedbumps and Robert Moses's bridge heights.) Oregon city planners are implementing "traffic calming" road designs to prevent cars from speeding through residential neighborhoods. My time in Cambridge left me no love for one of their choices, the roundabout.

Posted by Wendy at 12:56 PM