Criticism

The Utzon Effect

Leon van Schaik has recently argued in his book Design City Melbourne that, for all its great qualities, Jørn Utzon’s Opera House has made…

Hybrid Vigour

Over the past four hundred years or so, the interface between sculpture and architecture has been the subject of much discussion. There has been…

Insight Out

The Latin word altus, in an apparent contradiction, means both high and deep. The association is both old and immensely powerful – that with…

Modern Composition

There is a great line – which I have seen attributed bizarrely to both Frank Gehry and to Frank Lloyd Wright – that if…