There's an article on Slate today that provides a similar theory,
though it ties Yamasaki's Islamic influences with the design of the
WTC towers as being a possible motive.
The Mosque to Commerce
Bin Laden's special complaint with the World Trade Center.
--- In carfree_cities@y..., "bjornobel" <doug@t...> wrote:
> --- In carfree_cities@y..., "Simon Baddeley" <s.j.baddeley@b...>
> > Hasn't a reproachful rebuttal article already been posted under
> > title "The Building Made Me Do It?"
> Very good, Simon. I hope the rebuttal will be as artful as its
> prospective title. Perhaps we can commission Pei to write it. If
> he's not available, almost any other Pritzker winner would do.
> Please do read the article. It's quite remarkable and I know in
> advance that I'll enjoy your comments, whatever they may be.
> Happy New Year!