Eyesores Galore

In his latest Takimag column, Theodore Dalrymple passionately rebukes the talentless, obnoxious, and destructive architect of the modernist school after his daily stroll in Paris.

On the whole I am against the practice of preventive detention as being the weapon of authoritarianism, but I would be strongly in favor of it in the case of graduates of French (or British) architectural schools, who should be incarcerated immediately on graduation. It is the only way to preserve what is left of the material fabric of civilized urban life.

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