Quote Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes:

“Whether we like buildings as pure formal objects is another matter, and not of primary significance. What is truly significant is whether architecture creates a place.”

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About Paleo Retiree

Onetime media flunky and movie buff and very glad to have left that mess behind. Formerly Michael Blowhard of the cultureblog 2Blowhards.com. Now a rootless parasite and bon vivant on a quest to find the perfectly-crafted artisanal cocktail.
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3 Responses to Quote Du Jour

  1. Somewhat related, there’s a push among some in L.A. to restore Pershing Square to an honest-to-goodness park as opposed to show-off piece for dull design: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-beat-pershing-square-20131006,0,5951177.story

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  2. Was it David Sucher who said something like, “What’s really important about a building isn’t how it looks, it’s how it treats you”? Or Roger Scruton? Leon Krier? Someone like that?

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