SPIDER’S STRATEGY: Photographs by Osamu Kanemura, with a text by Arata Isozaki. Tokyo: Osiris Co. Ltd., 102 pp., 80 b/w plates, 3,780 yen.

Isozaki finds that Benjamin, the strolling flaneur, claimed the nameless small streets, and Koolhaas asserted the role of anonymous desire (Coney Island, Radio City) and consequently deciphered their respective cities.

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