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Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Delirious prose! Wonderful little book on the bizarre, wacky and ridiculous ideas that took Coney Island and Manhattan during the pre-and early sky scraper era. Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Goodreads

Delirious prose! Wonderful little book on the bizarre, wacky and ridiculous ideas that took Coney Island and Manhattan during the pre-and early sky scraper era. Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Yifei Men - Goodreads

A well-designed book as it is a well-written one. Koolhaas has a natural flow to his writing -- evocative, sensuous, revealing that draws one in. The premise of the book is simple: to provide a ... Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Goodreads

A well-designed book as it is a well-written one. Koolhaas has a natural flow to his writing -- evocative, sensuous, revealing that draws one in. The premise of the book is simple: to provide a ... Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Goodreads

Amazingly interesting: read it in just two sittings. Surreal, phantasmagoric, brilliant, inspiring. No idea how true it is. No architectural background required. Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Valentin - Goodreads

Amazingly interesting: read it in just two sittings. Surreal, phantasmagoric, brilliant, inspiring. No idea how true it is. No architectural background required. Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Clif Brittain - Goodreads

This was a wonderful book. Full of great ideas, telling wonderful stories, giving great descriptions. But what was it about? After I read it a dozen more times, I might be able to tell you. Some clues ... Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Andrew M. Thomas - Goodreads

Koolhaas does an interesting study of Coney Island, in reference to the microcosm of the new society(ies) without neglecting to illustrate its failures and myopic idealism. Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Josh Luft - Goodreads

A really fascinating look at New York's architectural history--and how it's effected/formed the city's culture. Koolhaas discusses how things like the imposition of the grid, the 1916 Zoning ... Read full review

Review: Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

User Review  - Goodreads

A really fascinating look at New York's architectural history--and how it's effected/formed the city's culture. Koolhaas discusses how things like the imposition of the grid, the 1916 Zoning ... Read full review


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