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  •  Your numbering system is off. (0+ / 0-)
    1. Someone conceived the layout.
    1. Someone drew the site plan with the layout.
    1. Someone else looked at the site plan and approved the layout.
    1. Another someone else looked at the site plan and approved the layout.
    1. Another coupla dozen people looked at the site plan in various iterations (i.e., foundation plans, roof plans, grading plans, electrical plans, plumbing plans, parking plans, landscaping plans, etc.) and said nothing - or said something, and were ignored.

    Then, your numbers come in.

    As nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. - Justice William O. Douglas

    by occams hatchet on Fri Sep 28, 2007 at 08:16:41 AM PDT

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    •  I think the numbers work (1+ / 0-)
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      Either the first person who drew the plan did it for some bad purpose ("I hate Jews and I'm going to build a building that looks like a giant swastika, even though we were at war with the nazis about a decade ago) or without any bad purpose ("I need a building with this much floor space, this much light, this many courtyards to give windows to this many offices.")

      The person who reviewed the plans either saw it as a giant nazi symbol or didn't.....

      And so on.  

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