Thursday, December 24, 2015

Artleads about Sick Suburban "Homes"

The trouble is that the “nice” cars need computers that need wars in Congo and millions of deaths to make. And “nice homes” mean cutting down half the Amazon rainforest for lumber. The latter require more energy to heat or cool. 
They become the model of status-by-extravagance, and millions throughout the world will kill and steal to acquire those symbols of non-resilience status and low-grade aesthetics…false aesthetics ). 
Not the best way to get people adapting to a lifestyle that would have a better (if not good) chance for survival. - Artleads

"They become the model of status-by-extravagance, and millions throughout the world will kill and steal to acquire those symbols of non-resilience status and low-grade aesthetics…false aesthetics."

Well said! Good to know I have some soulmates out there. The image is from a sick Norwegian suburban so called "home".

Suburbanites all over the world are insane! I hate them and they hate me! Please join me in the battle to fight down ignorant, intolerant and vulgar suburbanites!

Let's build a world of pocket neighborhoods!

Better Together: Small House Living Thrives in a Community.

2 comments:

  1. You wouldn't believe it, but this is civilized by American standards. The welcome simplicity of shape--you'd never get that here--might serve for modification toward multi-unit space inside?

    What's worse is the number of buildings such development usually entails, and how completely insensitive these are to what the land was like before.

    Thanks so much for the reference! Are you aware of planetizen.com ?

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    1. Yes, I came above Planetizen reading "The End Of Tall Buildings":

      http://www.planetizen.com/node/27

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