French Suburb Thrives After Ditching Ugly Commie Architecture. This video is kind of interesting. Beauty and civilization winning, replacing ugly communist-style brutalist architecture.
“Beauty and human dignity go hand in hand.”
Some transcripted remarks (via Lawrence Person):
“This town did the impossible! It was able to transform itself from a gloomy dispirited town, dominated by decaying concrete flats into a thriving, friendly and beautiful community.” …
“Owner occupied homes are introduced as well, to achieve a greater, more natural mix in social- and income classes.” Funny how much better people treat things when they own it.