Nov 12, 2021Liked by Étienne Fortier-Dubois

What about how big buildings are financed? In contrast to the singular visions of wealthy people making unilateral decisions about taste, now we have committees of overeducated people whittling down novelty into blandness, "oh we can't afford bas relief window treatments since we're already over cost on foundations". Same thing in zoning approvals and public "art": least offensive proposals survive inertia-heavy committees.

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