Architecture that does not have a function, is not appreciated or that stands unused has no place in a world that consumes as many naturally resources as ours.
The global building industry caters to the needs of billions, but it also is the highest consumer of these resources, meaning that there must be a level of responsibility in play that restricts unnecessary works at all costs.
However, an increasing number of urban development projects are being undertaken that are unused and unnecessary. These ‘ghost towns’ stand as an outdated and regressive waste in the meantime, although they are often justified as a long-term development goal...
Via Lauren Moss, Territori