How urban planning accidentally created the perfect space for protest in Egypt's Tahrir Square

Dwell magazine has a fascinating interview with UC Berkeley architecture professor Nezar AlSayyad, about the peculiar urban design that went into Tahrir Square, the locus of so many protests in Cairo. AlSayyad, who also heads up the university's Center for Middle Eastern Studies, explains that the square - which… »2/24/11 11:00am2/24/11 11:00am