The Old Way of Seeing

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1994 - Architecture - 241 pages
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In this fascinating tour of our buildings and our social history, architect and critic Hale examines the historical movement in the 1830s, when builders and architects began to lose their sense of surety about what they were doing, and explores the societal pressures that turned buildings from pure efforts at expression into structures laden with symbols. Photos and illustrations.

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Review: The Old Way of Seeing: How Architecture Lost Its Magic - And How to Get It Back

User Review  - Stewart Lade - Goodreads

This is a must-read book if you are in the building & design business Read full review

Review: The Old Way of Seeing: How Architecture Lost Its Magic - And How to Get It Back

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

No idea what to make of this book. I knocked it out in one sitting and overall it was particularly fascinating. Although whenever you are reading a book about architecture (primarily) that seems to be ... Read full review

Contents

LIGHT AND SHADE WALLS AND SPACE
1
ORDINARY PLACES
11
THE PRINCIPLES OF PATTERN
45
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Hale has written several articles about Radiohead and the alternative music scene.

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