Tuesday, October 18, 2016

History of architectural criticism

Speaking of political correctness, can it really be true that the Ottawa Writers Festival made Charlotte Gray disavow her description of the Library and Archives Canada building as "bleak"??

(It still ain't the Taj Mahal of archives, let us say.)

Update, October 25:  Frank Rockland points out LAC is currently hosting "Icons of Knowledge," an exhibition from Harvard University on architecture and design symbolism in national libraries around the world.
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