162. Fiat Architecture with Michael Diamant
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162. Fiat Architecture with Michael Diamant

4 Apr • 2hr 1m
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What are the main differences between classical and modern architecture? Is it a coincidence that the century of fiat was the century of modern architecture? Does easy money discourage building for the long-term? Is modern architecture more efficient, or is to just architecture of a higher time preference society? We are joined by Michael Diamant, the founder of The New Traditional Architecture online community to discuss these questions and much more!ReferencesMichael Diamant Twitter - New Traditional Architecture and Urbanism website - New Traditional Architecture Facebook group - this episode? You can take part in podcast seminars, access Saifedean’s courses – including his ongoing course ECO22: The Fiat Standard – and read chapters of his forthcoming book, Principles of Economics, by becoming a member. Find out more here.
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2,000 sats
5 Apr
Barcelona’s architecture is indeed fantastic, as someone who prefers outdoors that is a city I could actually live in. I was always puzzled by how they achieve the density, thank you for explaning that. Also intriguing is the fact that because we have shitty money loosing value its enough for the houses to only be a bit less shitty than the money. Incentives!
200 sats
5 Apr
another great discussion— I wish we had more of the six story block designs here in the US — Barcelona’s is fantastic
100 sats
12 Apr
so much common sense in a podcast. Keep up the great work Saifedean. 🥇