Trump Administration Drafts an Executive Order Mandating Neoclassical Architecture

Trump Administration Drafts an Executive Order Mandating Neoclassical Architecture

In 1962, future Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan outlined the Guiding Principles for Federal Architecture, which prioritized contextual, human-centered buildings and argued that “an official style must be avoided.” These directives have informed policy at the U.S. General Services Administration for over 50 years—however that could soon change. According to a report by Architectural Record, an executive order […]