Tuesday, 6 August 2019

"The moment that housing, a universal human activity, becomes defined as a problem, a housing problems industry is born with an army of experts, bureaucrats and researchers, whose existence is a guarantee that the problem won't go away." #QotD


"The moment that housing, a universal human activity, becomes defined as a problem, a housing problems industry is born with an army of experts, bureaucrats and researchers, whose existence is a guarantee that the problem won't go away."
~ Colin Ward, in his Preface to John Turner's book Housing By People: Towards Autonomy in Building Environments.

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