What Makes Cities Attractive, and our Intellectual Confusion about Beauty
Pertinent to our discussions here of garden criticism – right or wrong – enjoy this video by architecture writer Alain de Botton. At about 11:15 he gets to the “first obstacle to beautiful cities” – the intellectually confused position that no one has the right to say what’s pretty or not, a stand that he asserts is “horribly useful to greedy land developers.”
Via Greater Greater Washington.
on March 14, 2015 at 7:58 am, in the category Everybody’s a Critic.