Farrell starts the architectural redistribution of England at the top
In his Dictionary of Political Thought, first published in 1983, the noted conservative Roger Scruton made the surprising assertion that 'in architecture the battle between Modernism and Post-Modernism encapsulates some of the deepest political conflicts of our time'. Whether he is still of that opinion I do not know, but many consultees of the dictionary over the years must have considered that he overstated his case. How could a frivolous thing like a clash of styles be described ...
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