In the Pacific Northwest, even a shopping mall can yield to the call of nature


Malls and nature do not seem to go together, but Westfield Southcenter's huge expansion aims to embrace the local environment. Many of our urban spaces pay homage to the wilderness they sprang from. But a mall that invokes nature invites a critique. For more, please click here to access a column by Jerry Large of the Seattle Times.


Posted August 2007