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Theory and Criticism
 
Great Architecture?
Can architecture be a great art form?
If so, give an example and a brief justification.
Daniel Owen
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Great Architecture?
Great? That's an illusion - very much like `the best'. There's no such thing as the best in the real world...
Maya Sanskrit
Great Architecture?
Any building which is the distilled essence of an age or of a culture. :)))
Frank John Snelling
Great Architecture?
Frank, very true.
Dushyant Nathwani
Great Architecture?
I guess I'm from the old school, thinking that architecture, like art, proceeds by exemplary particular works (masterpieces). Do any of you think a piece of mundane tract housing is as significant architecturally as, say, your favorite piece of architecture?
Daniel Owen
Great Architecture?
See Zaha Hadid's work for the answer to all of your questions concerning Architectural Art.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaha_Hadid
Demos Panayiotou
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