‘Make Architecture Great Again’: Trump Mulls Executive Order To Restore ‘America’s Classical Architectural Heritage’

President Trump wants to make architecture great again, according to a new, draft executive order. The President is reportedly considering the executive order entitled “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again,” ensuring that newly-constructed buildings and those undergoing renovations adhere to the America’s “architectural heritage” consistent with the Founding Fathers’ “classical architecture of democratic Athens and republican Rome… to physically symbolize the then-new nation’s self-governing ideals.” It would replace the current “Guiding Principles for Federal Architecture” from 1962 that has given rise to many of the modernist and brutalist federal buildings with “little aesthetic appeal” that have garnered “public derision instead of