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Patricia Marx interviews Wolf von Eckardt, architecture critic for the Washington Post and author of the recently released book, A Place to Live: The Crisis of the Cities. In the interview, von Eckardt expresses the desire to see technology be used more in modern architecture while also retaining the feeling of connecting to the past. Although he feels as though modern architecture has failed, he is optimistic regarding the future of city planning.
WNYC archives id: 56200