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The What-If's of Architecture - Some Things Never Change by Evan Troxel

Frank Lloyd Wright’s house for the Kaufmann's in Palm Springs. Image courtesy of Sam Lubell and Greg Goldin.

There are some great renderings and photos in this equally great article about the so-called what-if's of Palm Springs. I just wish I could have been at the “Never Built Palm Springs” panel to hear the discussion.

As we discovered from our show in Los Angeles, the visionary architects are the ones who had the most never built,” Goldin said. “Civic leaders often don’t get behind big projects. And the more ambitious and visionary they are, the harder to line all those people up.
— Greg Goldin, architectural curator and critic

Like I said in the title, some things never change.