Mayor de Blasio: NYC to mandate wattle and daub skyscrapers

Artist’s rendering of a diverse and renewable skyscraper first imagined by architects of the Green New Deal.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on MSNBC Monday morning his city will ban “inefficient” steel and glass skyscrapers and begin mandating the use of wattle and daub, a type of building material first used more than 6,000 years ago.

“The biggest source of CO2 emissions in New York City is skyscrapers that lack both efficiency and diversity,” he said. “We’re making the Green New Deal come alive with prehistoric buildings that use renewable materials.”

Wattle and daub is a composite material usually made of some combination of wet soil, clay, sand, animal dung and straw, although some architects also use hair, blood, and urine in the mixture.

“If someone wants to build one of those glass and steel monstrosities, they can apply for a permit but we’ll just deny it,” de Blasio said. “We need strong mandates that guarantee reduced emissions — and buildings that don’t switch to wattle and daub by 2030 will face fines of $1 million.”

Author: Huey P. Newsom

Huey P. "Navin" Newsom was born a poor black child who reported illegal immigrants to ICE before he wised up and invented the Sanctuary City. Today, Navin is the governor-in-waiting of California. As the leader of the Democratic Socialists for Self Defense, he plans to wall off the city of Oakland to protect undocumented immigrants from Darrell Steinberg's secret Nazi police force.

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