The State Council of the Communist nation of China has said in the past they would clamp down on the more outlandish architectural designs, and now it seems as though they may be going though with that pledge. The council claims that "bizarre" architecture is neither functional nor economical. Julia Zorthian over at Time reports that "The government released the new urban plan two months after a conference aimed to address challenges posed by the the country’s increasing urbanization. President Xi Jingping had called for 'no more weird architecture' at an October 2014 culture symposium."
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