Defpoints


“We oppose stylistic and empty form-making. . .”
July 7, 2008, 7:19 pm
Filed under: Architecture, Design

An article by Paul Goldberger in the New York Times from 1980, quoting Columbia architecture students from 1967.

We oppose stylistic and empty form-making. We oppose architecture that is whimsical, or for fun. We do not believe that the goal of architecture is to produce buildings as works of art.

I kinda prefer architecture that is whimsical and doesn’t take itself too seriously, but still an interesting trip down memory lane.

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