Ballot issue 301 is a case of citizens wanting other people to pay the way for their desired lifestyle. I have lived in Boulder for forty one years and without development Boulder would still be a town of strip malls, fast food restaurants and suburbs. We should not be trying to protect an outdated and [...]
Modern architecture represents a simpler, less cluttered lifestyle. Since the 1950's, goods have become more affordable and people have been buying more and more stuff. The sizes of the houses had to increase to store all of the stuff that was rarely used or wanted. Walmart was the torch bearer of this trend.
To answer this question lets evaluate if there was no art in architecture. What would happen if “form did follow function” and a house was a “machine for living”? Interestingly rationalists would really enjoy this architecture as would a number of architects. It could be argued that the lack of art is a purposeful artistic [...]