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In praise of Pastiche - Works in Progress, Oct 2020

One of the most powerful words in modern architectural criticism is that of ‘pastiche’. In one of its senses, a building is a pastiche if it exhibits one or more established styles in a jumbled way, either due to incompetence or to some kind of playfulness. This is a useful concept, which picks out an important feature of many buildings.

The full article by Samuel Hughes can be read online HERE.

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