Author: Anthony Flint

Anthony Flint is a fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, a think tank in Cambridge, Mass., and author of Wrestling With Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City and This Land: The Battle Over Sprawl and the Future of America. His next book, The Raven: The Life of Le Corbusier, Maker of the Modern was published in the fall of 2014 by Amazon Publishing.

Articles by Anthony Flint

  • Could 30-Story Wood Skyscrapers Be the Ultimate Green Building?
    Published on June 18, 2013 in Sustainability
    After ruinous fires laid waste to wide swaths of the urban landscape, cities were eager for technology to come to the rescue, with new building materials and methods. So what exactly is architect Michael Green thinking when he proposes using wood to erect urban skyscrapers and multifamily structures?
  • Brooklyn Nets City’s First Pre-Fab High-Rise
    Published on December 18, 2012 in Development
    The Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn has gone through the usual tortured process of redevelopment in New York City. But there’s another component of the massive project that is most worthy of attention for what it says about state-of-the-art housing construction: the world’s tallest modular building.