TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK, NY, 1987
A replacement for the existing Times Tower and a first exercise in the use of the computer. The program is entertainment, and each element skewered on the shish-ka-bob bar, disco, and theater rotates at a different speed and direction from its neighbors. Never appearing the same twice, the building is meant as a high-tech Amiens Cathedral as well as a giant timepiece. The big canopy covers a huge opening to the subway and the circular ferris-wheel-like building across Forty- second Street is a revolving hotel.
Credits: Michael Sorkin In Collaboration with Steve Lewis & John Young