On Tuesday, October 30, the day after the lights went out in downtown New York, the futuristic architect, utopian draftsman, and 72-year-old Cooper Union professor Lebbeus Woods joined the other great paper architects in the sky. Among his vast legacy of seemingly outlandish radical projects was a famous drawing of Lower Manhattan. In it, he conceived of a city girded by massive dams that held back the Hudson and East rivers and turned Manhattan into a giant fort. Like the world's first printed image of a rhinoceros made by Albrecht Dürer in 1515, Woods's piece today looks both incredibly fantastical and... More >>>