In this article, the last of this series, I delve into the economic value of traditional architecture and how to monetise it.
Many have been writing about the failures of modern architecture ever since its inception in the early twentieth century amongst communist…
As has been shown in the first three articles of this series, the evolution of our species has left us with innate aesthetic preferences. Summing things…
In biology, evolution refers to the gradual change of species over time. The theory of natural selection, which was conceived independently by Charles…
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That is not to say, as is what this saying is mostly used for, that our aesthetic preferences differ wildly and…
Like symmetry, ornament has been a principal feature of architecture throughout history, until modernism rose to significance. Ornament can be found in…
As structures from all corners of the world attest to, one of the most universal phenomena in the history of architecture is symmetry. This is not…
A short foundation on why beauty matters
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