Rory Olcayto on criticism - The mysterious contents of Banham’s black box
What’s in the Black Box? More than 20 years after Reyner Banham questioned how to recognise the elusive qualities of good architecture in his essay, A Black Box: The Secret Profession of Architecture, today’s architecture critics are still no closer to knowing.
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