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I don't know, man, I'm all for nice victorian houses and all. after all they're pretty! But I don't know if a building should be preserved because of it's historic value alone . I mean, sure, history is important, but so is development, on which people's jobs and wallets depend. Okay, maybe keep some of those nice buildings around, after all, they're nice and have touristic value and they give cities personality and all that, but a city can become frozen and stagnate if too many buildings are deemed historic/protected. I understand this happened to plenty of cities in europe?

I'm the first guy to argue against unregulated real estate development, but I don't think "historic" is a good enough criteria to keep many houses around... "pretty as hell", on the other hand, is, but that's real subjective.


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Yeah, Brutalist art is basically crap. If you visit any large city in southern England (outside central London) you will be assailed by concrete.

But you're still being a little unrealistic about how much people appreciate 19th-century architecture. They like it, on a subconscious level, but I've never heard a home-buyer make any particular comments about that sort of thing. Where I come from people are interested in whether it has enough room to live in, how accessible it is, and whether the neighbours are scum.
I mean, I think that 17th-century arcitecture is wonderful, but I don't pretend to be an expert on it like you assume everyone to. (Incidentally the college I'm at was built around 1600 and looked lovely before all the brickwork was covered over with concrete in the 1820s. :evil: 19th-century aesthetics are not all that they're cracked up to be, Downing College notwithstanding.)

EDIT in an effort to get this thread back on track, here are a few photos I took on my Gap Yah.


Makkasan undercity, Bangkok.


Old Town, Hanoi.


Angkor Wat east side, Angkor.


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Wait, when did I say that we shouldn't preserve old buildings? Just two posts ago I was complaining about the failure of people in the 19th century to do so.
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"Progress"!
(I've just read a book called A Short History of Progress. Maybe I'll make a topic about it, since it's probably of interest to denizens of the board.)

Nah, you're just being dreamy and pretentious.


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