"Because decades of car-centric planning and internationalist architecture has failed to produce places of local character, the demand for walkable, charming places outpaces supply. And since globalized finance requires a homogenized building product, what gets built in one place must be the same as what gets built everywhere else, be it in Dallas, Columbus or Charleston. Consequently, contemporary developments within and adjacent to historic districts are often incompatible with existing neighborhoods..."
Published in Traditional Building Magazine. Read on below: