Does a high-tech building have to look like a carbuncle?
Gresham College Lectures
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Gresham College Lectures
Does a high-tech building have to look like a carbuncle?
Oct 25, 1988
Gresham College
In 1984, Prince Charles described Richard Rogers' proposed extension to London's National Gallery as a "monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend". The term has since been used by many critics to condemn the perceived "ugliness" of modern architecture. How can we,...

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