★ [PDF / Epub] ☄ Ugliness and Judgment By Timothy Hyde ✪ – Heartforum.co.uk A novel interpretation of architecture ugliness and the social conseuences of aesthetic judgmentWhen buildings are deemed ugly what are the conseuences In Ugliness and Judgment Timothy Hyde considers A novel interpretation of architecture ugliness and the social conseuences of aesthetic judgmentWhen buildings are deemed ugly what are the conseuences In Ugliness and Judgment Timothy Hyde considers the role of aesthetic judgment—and its concern for ugliness—in architectural debates and Ugliness and PDF/EPUB or their resulting social effects across three centuries of British architectural history From eighteenth century ideas about Stonehenge to Prince Charles’s opinions about the National Gallery Hyde uncovers a new story of aesthetic judgment where arguments about architectural ugliness do not pertain solely to buildings or assessments of style but intrude into other spheres of civil societyHyde explores how accidental and willful conditions of ugliness—including the gothic revival Houses of Parliament the brutalist concrete of the South Bank and the historicist novelty of Number One Poultry—have been debated in parliamentary committees courtrooms and public inuiries He recounts how architects such as Christopher Wren John Soane James Stirling and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe have been summoned by tribunals of aesthetic judgment With his novel scrutiny of lawsuits for libel changing paradigms of nuisance law and conventions of monarchical privilege he shows how aesthetic judgments have become entangled in wider assessments of art science religion political economy and the stateMoving beyond superficialities of taste in order to see how architectural improprieties enable architecture to participate in social transformations Ugliness and Judgment sheds new light on the role of aesthetic measurement in our world.
Timothy Hyde is associate professor in the history and theory of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology He is the author of Constitutional Modernism Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba – He lives in Cambridge Massachusetts.
- 232 pages
- Ugliness and Judgment
- Timothy Hyde
- 10 December 2015 Timothy Hyde