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The Big Rethink Part 1: Towards a Complete Architecture


Thank you. Thank you. At last, a recognition of much that is wrong with our buildings and the damage that many do to historic cities, world-wide. I would like to suggest that it is time to revisit Pevsner's (1941) seminal question "why is Lincoln Cathedral a work of Architecture and a bicycle shed a mere building. The difference, I suggest, is that the former evokes an aesthetic emotion. New findings on the brain promise that emotions are evolutionary survival mechanisms. The field is rich for an explanatory model.

Posted date

28 January, 2012

Posted time

0:26 am