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Trump goes trad: US President drafts order to ‘Make Federal Buildings Beautiful Again’

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Postmodernism would be a good compromise and is now making a comeback, or has never really gone away. I think ‘ducks’ would be preferable to ‘decorated sheds’ for the Donald...so fire stations could be in the shape of fire trucks or fire hydrants, for example. Law courts could be shaped like Justitia (the blindfolded lady with the scales of justice), and administrative offices could be shaped like filing cabinets etc. This sort of architectural literalism would be appropriate for the present administration, and should allow for liberal use of gold colouring.

Posted date

9 February, 2020

Posted time

12:32 pm

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