Notes on the future of the region
It is immediately apparent that this structure is composed of a formless heap of fragments colliding one against the other. The whole area between the Tiber, the Campidoglio, the Quirinale, and the Pincio is represented according to a method of arbitrary association (even though Piranesi accepts the suggestions of the Forma urbis), whose principles of organization exclude any organic unity.
Manfredo Tafuri, The Sphere and the Labyrinth - Avant-Gardes and Architecture from Piranesi to the 1970s (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1987), p. 34.
Tijuana began as a utopian ideal, its origin as a city rooted in concepts of modernism from the late 19th century. Its past is modern - similar to NY, LA, Las Vegas or any other 20th century city. Downtown