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Astragal puts Fred out in the cold . . .

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Sorry, Astragal, I think you've got it wrong. It wasn't Hegel who coined the term 'architecture is frozen music', but his contemporary Fred Von Schelling (see Oxford Book of Quotations). And, to paraphrase Flanders & Swann, much of today's architecture seems to have been defrosted in the microwave.

LOUIS HELLMAN

London W3

It was Hegel who popularised it - Ed

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