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Notre Dame is About to be Ruined by Modernist Architects

A hideous act of desecration.

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Notre Dame is about to be ruined by modernist architects.

Their ‘rebuild’ will be a hideous act of desecration.

We cannot let them get away with this obscene vandalism.

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Someone Named This Architectural Monstrosity “Project of the Week”

Yes, really.

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A building that looks like some kind of hideously imposing Stasi spy compound has been awarded “project of the week,” underscoring again how modern architecture is relentlessly terrible.

The structure, which houses the Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts in Lausanne, Switzerland, appears from a distance to be an almost endless parade of faceless concrete slabs slammed together.

The monstrosity has absolutely no redeeming features whatsoever, no attempt at anything ornate or anything other than a cold, functional, atomizing imposition.

It also dwarfs and swallows up series of residential buildings behind it that look like they were built in the 1800’s and embody actual beauty.

However, according to Architizer, a platform that helps architects promote their work, the building warrants the title of “project of the week” and is “integrated with the industrial city fabric.”

Now watch the video below to understand how the rebellion against objective standards of beauty led to our skies being cluttered with concrete and steel eyesores like this one.

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Houses Are So Unaffordable, Young People Are Now Living in Sewer Pipes

Living the dream.

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Houses are becoming so unaffordable for debt-stricken millennials, young people are now literally living in decorated sewer pipes.

Yes, really.

They’re called OPod Tube Houses and literally consist of reclaimed bits of industrial piping renovated inside with other left over pieces from building sites to make them into micro apartments.

“Constructed out of low cost and readily available 2.5m diameter concrete water pipe, the design utilizes the strong concrete structure to house a micro-living apartment for one/two persons,” states a promo for the product. “OPod Tube Houses can be stacked to become a low rise building and a modular community in a short time, and can also be located/relocated to different sites in the city.”

The pods are placed on spare bits of land and stacked on top of each other, allowing people to live their dream of being a human ant in a colony.

The sewer pipes are becoming more widespread in Hong Kong, where the cost of living is prohibitively expensive, but expect to see the trend transfer to the west very soon.

“The objective of architecture like the “sewer pipe house” isn’t to help humanity, but to humiliate and demoralize its occupants and those who live in the surrounding area,” commented one Twitter user who highlighted the issue.

As I highlight in the video below, young people are leaving college an average $30,000 in debt and getting jobs that pay an income which will never keep up with the rate of inflation.

Property ownership is freedom but the future for any generation other than boomers appears to be a lifetime of rent serfdom.

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Video: Los Angelenos Can’t Tell if Paintings Were Done by Artist or 2-Year-Old

Modern art is dreadful.

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A video shows people in Los Angeles being unable to tell if paintings were created by an artist or a 2-year-old, once again underscoring how most modern art is pretentious, unskilled crap.

Will Witt, Dennis Prager and some children created several “paintings” consisting of little else but random splodges and none of the respondents could tell which ones were created by the kids.

Most of the people reacted by attempting to decipher meaning out of something completely meaningless, presumably in an effort to not appear uncultured or ignorant.

When a piece of art is so vague that literally any meaning can be imposed on it, it has no meaning at all.

Only one of the respondents, a female police officer, was honest in her response, commenting, “It just looks like scribbles.”

As I document in the video below, modern art is a racket.

Most so-called modern art, some of which is literally trash, only gets featured in galleries if it carries a left-wing social justice message.

Collectors and galleries also use obscurantism to disguise the fact that the majority of it is talentless dross and an insult to the senses.

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