American Housing, Infrastructure, and Architecture (Lilia Rohmann P7)…
American Housing, Infrastructure, and Architecture (Lilia Rohmann P7)
Too many homes in America/not enough?
link to www.theatlantic.com
We use a massive amount of energy through buildings and homes.
link to hbr.org
Should we make an effort to tear down more old buildings and neighborhoods?
Does it cost more to tear the building down or to preserve it and keep it running as a source for continual income?
Old buildings may be able to make a country have more money.
When tearing down a building, we don't always know what is being destroyed.
Old buildings can attract people/tourists in some cases.
Old buildings may hold a lot of value.
Value can be found in the materials used to construct the building.
link to savingplaces.org
link to www.nps.gov
link to www.preservationbuffaloniagara.org
Architectural taste changes with time.
Would people rather have old buildings with culture or futuristic, new buildings?
link to www.dmagazine.com
If we save too many historic buildings, the value of all those buildings will become less special/important and that value will fall.
Impoverished may be forced out of their living quarters.
City & State effort
many minorities displaced
link to www.reddit.com
There are many schools deteriorating.
Leads to students, parents and teachers feeling less encouraged to learn, teach, and send kids to school.
Comes as more of a problem in low income and minority families.
link to blogs.berkeley.edu
link to www.hometowndemolitioncontractors.com
link to bloomingrock.com
"Should history stand in the way of progress?"
link to www.ielts-mentor.com
Buildings must eventually be replaced because they will deteriorate and become unhealthy to the humans who pass through their doors.
link to www.soapboxmedia.com