Essay

“Restoring architecture and urban planning to a position where they can have a real and positive impact on society, may demand destroying the mythology of the architect as a visionary.” This quote is an excerpt from the essay ‘Maakbaarheid – Reinventing the Urban Project in Rotterdam’. The essay was written by Crimson (Wouter Vanstiphout and Michelle Provoost) and appears in the ‘Open City’ Biennale Rotterdam (IABR 2009/2010) catalogue. Download the essay here: Maakbaarheid – Reinventing the Urban Project in Rotterdam