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By Rob on January 17, 2009
Deep joy(sts), originally uploaded by eversion. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Walsall Art Gallery is wonderful. A delight waiting at every turn.
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By Rob on January 16, 2009
I found another one… Po-mo blast off! Inside, Charles Moore reviews Jenck’s ‘The Language of Post-Modern Architecture’: Whatever it’s called, it is probably more useful to to consider how to do it. Here I think Jencks prescription for a ‘radical eclecticism’ is incomplete. His concept of ‘multivalence’ seems to be entirely to do with architecture […]
By Rob on January 8, 2009
Provided mostly as a supplement to the latest post by The Sesquipedalist, I’ve dug out some old cover images from AD magazine in the 70s. Much better qualified to explain the history of architectural journalism than I, The Sesquipedalist sets the scene: During the “book business model” of the ’70s, where the magazine almost completely […]