We've often compared the brutalist architecture of Lake Anne Plaza with some of Europe's finest monuments to socialism, but little did we know the extent to which our beloved earth-toned community borrowed the iconography of our communal brethren in its
Uncanny, isn't it? (Except, of course, the Soviet DRB permitted its propagandists to use a brighter pallete of colors.)
Perhaps iconography like this was an important factor in Reston nearly singlehandedly winning the Cold War. (SRSLY.) It's also good to know similar photography is being used to win the hearts and minds of skeptics of current-day public projects, the end.