Can’t Afford Beauty?

Building functional structures defines humans, building beauty defines humanity

Building functional structures defines humans, building beauty defines humanity

187°  If beauty is not part of any physical structure, then we have betrayed ourselves. Beauty adds to the cost of building anything, but ugly subtracts from our lives. Russia and East Germany have many examples of buildings for purpose, but not beauty…and look at the morale of the people were who forced to live among the utilitarian housing, factories, and offices.

Before any construction worker picks up a hammer, before the engineer creates a blueprint, the artist should create the image that people will see.

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