Erasing a Sense of Place
PRAIRIEFORM uses a modernist home in Minnesota as an example:
"Our beef with the modernist landscape of gravel, concrete, and a few toped-out arbor vitaes, extends beyond pure aesthetics, however. It is rooted equally as much in modernism's insistence on erasing the sense of place within a landscape. The landscape shown above could be almost anywhere; there is simply nothing flora- or material-wise that gives any indication of where it is, other than that it clearly isn't located in the tropics, which doesn't give us much to go on."