Airports and their Neighbors

William Schwartz

Airports and their Neighbors

Initially overshadowed by the celebrity of aircrafts, and more recently dismissed as generic, peripheral, and non-places, airports have begun intrinsically influencing and shaping our cities, at times even catalyzing the construction of entirely new ones, those organized around values of speed, competition and finance capital – a trend which has fueled further city-making offshoots, each competing for the future shape of our cities. In such a light, it has never been a better time to ask one another if we share these values, and what exactly the role of the city and our place within it is? Download PDF

Airports and their Neighbors