Some believe that organizations should look like what they produce. For example, members of groups that pursue civil rights, women’s rights, or countercultural goals want their organizational practices to reflect these egalitarian goals. They therefore adopt democratic or collectivist practices like decision making by consensus. The Burning Man organization has faced similar demands for collectivist practices. On the other hand, a minority of persons believe that a seemingly spontaneous event should have no organization at all.
Architecture has a similar concept about structure reflecting production, as evidenced by the following:
The above Long Island duck, which used to sell ducks and duck eggs, now vends trinkets to tourists in Flanders, Long Island, New York.
Here’s a 2008 Burning Man version of the duck as an art car: