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  •  The vast majority of buildings (2+ / 0-)
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    jabney, Virginia mom

    in America are designed with one of the following as the overriding goal:

    1. It must look exactly like everything else, to satisfy strict zoning.
    1. It should be as cheap as possible.
    1. Is should be efficient in the sense of a warehouse.

    We don't have a huge problem of beautifully thought out high modernism squeezing out human scale design.

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