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"Finally getting architecture where it should be again"



In this week's comments update, readers are in disagreement over the American Institute of Architects publicly protesting against an order that federal buildings be built in "classical architecture style."
Back to the future: readers are divided after the American Institute of Architects called on members to sign an open letter to the Trump Administration in response to its plans to introduce an order that all federal buildings should be built in the "classical architectural style".
"What's the big deal here"" asked Elrune The Third. "It's unarguable that this classical style is part of the national identity and design language of the USA for better or worse. I don't see the value in eroding national coherence and image by pursuing alternatives, particularly in such divided times. No-one will die because Studio BIG doesn't win the next contract for a courthouse." Broman was also in favour of the order: "Finally getting architecture where it should be again."
Pam Weston was less keen though: "Does this sound familiar" Hitler did that. Similar in aesthetics too. Is anyone besides me scared yet""
"The issue that concerns me is the impossibility of achieving a proper 'classical' building with today's building materials and methods," said JZ. "Economics do not support the use of authentic materials. So what we are talking about here is stage set architecture."
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