Krier Pulls No Punches

On a recent walking tour of Pasadena, California, noted architect Léon Krier didn't mince words over his disapproval of the cityscape and modernism in general.
November 24, 2009, 7am PST | Tim Halbur
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Columnist Larry Wilson writes, "Krier doesn't mince words about what he sees as the pitfalls of pledging allegiance to the more brutalist aspects of Modernism.

No one who champions, say, Spanish Colonial Revival for houses or civic centers would have the gall to believe that the style is the best for everyone everywhere.

Modernism's danger, Krier says, "is that it thinks it should replace everything else.""

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Published on Thursday, November 19, 2009 in Pasadena Star-News
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