Why great residential architecture doesn’t pay

I just came across this article by Daniel Akst in the Metropolis magazine via the LamiDesign Modern House Plan Blog. It is very relevant to this project and the difficulties of building, financing and developing modern homes in the US right now. The text is a bit small but it’s worth scooting your face a bit closer to your monitor for a quick read.

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