August 28, 2012

The Banality of Good.

The values of contemporary New Towns cannot be more different than those of their predecessors which have been an effort at working for the common good. New Towns no longer represent a public policy to distribute modernity: they are used to create exclusive communities for the fortunate dew. Does this mean that the post-war project of the universal New Town is a tragic failure? "Let us escape from our ghetto of exclusiveness and embrace the Banality of Good."

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See video of the authors at "crimson - architectural historians".