Thekla from Italo Calvino's novel Invisible Cities 11 x 27 A city under continuous construction where buildings are “supported with endless scaffoldings, cranes and trestles, build according to the stars in the night sky.
The stilt city of Zenobia. Artist Colleen Corradi Brannigan has taken it upon herself to illustrate all fifty-five of the fantastical cityscapes described in Italo Calvino's 1972 novel Invisible Cities.
Wk Sustainable cities are often about what we choose not to build. Cities littered with architecture designed at the superhuman scale has almost never been necessary, and almost always demands huge volumes of energy for little to no returns.