The Architectural Project and the Historical Project

02Jul14

Daniel Sherer. June 2014. Excerpt from Log 31, Spring/Summer 2014

Some of the more radical recent practices have recognized that history can provide a source of form while avoiding any facile mimesis. In consequence they may achieve results that are both unique and unexpected more effectively than those who merely repeat the strategies and forms of the present. From this perspective it is plausible to suggest that a renewed attention to history can only enrich architecture’s claim to a possible artistic autonomy, as long as one respects the rights of discontinuity, which now as always are closely connected with the power of invention. . . .

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