Is there too much choice, too much information,too much noise, over regulation and excess in contemporary urban living?
Do we need zones of non-consumption: facilities or prostheses to survive everyday life?
Saturday, 28 February 2015
words on north street
High streets bombard us with information. A combination of stimuli: verbal, colour, branding. Naturally, we can filter out as much as we choose. But perhaps this take some effort. Is it any accident that travel agents choose to be located in especially hectic city centre streets? Offering us an escape route?