An American European

In Praise of Pragmatism

Andrés Duany 

Pragmatism is one of the features of American culture that have traditionally most been pointed out as distinguishing it from European culture, and yet is precisely what Andres Duany appreciates in the work of Oscar Tusquets and team: that practical character tightly linked to reality which makes his projects attempt to solve specific problems with recognizable forms. For a Europe full of ideologists, Duany proposes Tusquets’s example as a way to savor, once again, the pleasure of having good architects... [+]

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