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Subjective view

The second of two fascinating events on 'subjective value' took place at the Royal Academy on Friday evening. Speakers were Tom Spector from Oklahoma State University (arguing for a reconciliation of past and present architectures), Richard MacCormac, Sunand Prasad and Will Alsop, who covered some big territory in relation to how one should try to evaluate design. In particular, Alsop argued for a form of community architecture bypassing committees of taste; Prasad presented the work ...

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