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Inhabitat: What kind of architecture do you not like or consider pretentious?

Gustavo: I like to paraphrase Ada Louise Huxtable, from The New York Times. She says she’s tired of seeing really beautiful buildings with terrible architecture. I hate a building that just wants to be beautiful and has nothing besides being narcissistically beautiful. I like generous buildings. Every building with gratuitous beauty is a stupid building.

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  1. fencing2habitat December 31, 2014 at 3:59 am

    What a stylish home that highlights its beautiful surrounding landscape! The architecture that is used in this house is really eye-catching. I liked your scenery, which can bring a greenery ambiance to this house. Architectural style is admiring. Nice project you have done.

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