No, it’s not the title of Blake Butler’s next book. MESSIANIC URBANISM is discussed over at BLDGBLOG, which I had never heard of until right now and am promptly in love with. Thanks for the link, Alice Townes!
This Second Coming, as it were, or the eagerly awaited return of someone or something that left us long ago, has its own spatial requirements, however—and, Zoellner again points out, “There have also been reports that the president—a doctor of traffic—has studied the layout of Tehran to make sure the city can handle the crush of people who will arrive for the imam’s first procession.”
Also, while you’re over there- THE CITY AND ITS FLOODED DOUBLE.