Jay White Cloud wrote:...yet in many (most?) cases expense has nothing to do with it...
Traditional building implies some widespread use and the more widespread the more traditional.
Rufus Laggern wrote:> (me) Traditional technologies... low cost.to benefit many people
> (Jay) aesthetic choices... belief systems...
Rufus Laggern wrote:I vote practical value as the most important factor in how traditional methods evolved, especially the further back one goes.
Rufus Laggern wrote:Personal and artistic expression in architecture would only very rarely influence any of the core functional parts of most buildings it would manifest instead in ornament.
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