Articles tagged with: ugly architecture

Jan06

Quotable Quote: Cultivating Bad Taste

The bleakness of post-War design is a symptom of the aesthetic having been run into the ground, obviously. So we’re taking Scott Brown, and the Fielle’s, advice: challenge your definition of good taste, and dare yourself to like what’s considered ugly. You’ll certainly be in a more interesting place than where you began. What’s a challenge for you? Do you think ugly is a term that should even enter the lexicon of architects? Is there a particular building you despise? Or is everything simply a matter of perspective?