Problem

False distinctiveness

Other Names:
Facadism
Phoney historicity
Nature:
In an attempt to relieve the monotony of new communities, urban planners design buildings that are meant to seem old. Mass-produced falsely historical buildings can be just as monotonous as any other buildings, and their lack of aesthetic appeal is compounded by their obvious falseness.
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Subject(s):
History History
Date of last update
06.01.2018 – 19:24 CET