If architecture is buildings that make a statement, then those that have little or nothing to say must be laconic. In sharp contest to the iconic architecture that has finally begun to give an economic rationale for architecture (in an age where money speaks loudest) the overwhelming majority of the buildings, especially those produced for urban areas, remain insipid and uninspiring. Their designers seemed unable or unwilling to take a risk, their clients presumably preferring anonymity to distinction.


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For almost half a century I have been searching for those elusive goals: affordable housing, livable cities....
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