With production alone as the goal, industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line, standardization for mass consumption.
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Today's developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise.
The essentially unchangeable established order of things slowly disappeared and was forgotten for a while completely.
Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place?
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Every night, whisper "peace" in your husband's ear.
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