Bureaucracy in Architecture, Babel-Style

“A Visit to the European Parliament Leaves Many Amazed and Confused. Disorienting Layout at Buildings Makes Politicians Late, Near Tears; Floor 5 1/2.”

Page 1 of today’s Wall Street Journal.

I’d link to the full article, but I don’t pay for news, that’s what advertising revenue is for….grab a hard copy.

http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/pageone122914.pdf
Credits:  

Louise Weiss building is meant to look like painting “The Tower of Babel” by Pieter Brueghel the Elder in 1563.  
For a fascinating read, check out:  

WHY IS THE EU PARLIAMENT BUILDING MODELED AFTER THE CURSED TOWER OF BABEL?

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/eu-parliament-building-tower-babel-common/

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