Thursday, December 08, 2005

The gravamen of taste

What is the gravamen of taste? In a word, it is the body. Again and again Geoffrey Scott came back to the importance of the human body as the indispensable measure in architecture. The needs and dispositions of the human spirit incarnate—which means both a body in space and a body registering, contemplating space—provide the measure of that bedrock architectural value, the appropriate…..

Another Renseiw visual, supplementing the hazy forum for The Study of the History of Taste. Click here, or enter in the cave above...

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