Speculative Twists: Studio Gang's MIRA Tower in San Francisco, Abitare, Dec. 2020.
“It’s necessary to ask, however: why are 60 percent of the homes on public property designed for the top one or two percent of income earners, rather than only one or two percent of the units? Our policy and planning institutions are at the service of the rich. That is the logic of capital. In a better-designed economic structure, Jeanne Gang would have access to billions of dollars to make a city as imaginative, thoughtful, cooperative, and equitable as she would be capable of creating. The failing system keeps compelling us to churn out luxury high-rises with some greater or lesser margin of below-market rate housing within.”