The architecture of autocracy: the skylines of unfree societies used to bring to mind images of endless gray Soviet apartment blocks. But today, some of the world's most innovative and daring designs are breaking ground in the least free nations. Why are the world's best architects taking their most ambitious plans to modern--day autocrats? Two words: Blank slates

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  • Author(s): Lacayo, Richard
  • Source:
    Foreign Policy. May-June, 2008 Issue 166, p52, 6 p.