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Security is a human right.
Security is a social necessity for the protection of all.
Future construction should create along stadium lines – structures that can easily withstand extreme weather.
No building used by people for any purpose should be floodable.
Smog is omnipresent in some urban areas and is an unacceptable desecration of a free resource for all people – breathable air.
Science will likely find effective ways to reduce carbon in the atmosphere. Not to do so and to continue our prodigal production of carbon is a crime against humankind.
Since security is a human right it applies in particular to the design of communities now and in the future.
In the future most of the features of a customized space could be available anywhere.
One should be able to have one’s own room AKA space anywhere.
Costs of building individual homes and even residential buildings of any size would be reduced by building large, shared communities. Everywhere.
Going green by merely retrofitting existing buildings is at best a half-way measure.
We have abilities we are not using and meanwhile are hamstrung. Everywhere.
The huge economic wrench we need depends on seeing today’s anomalies.