Why We Look at Architecture

By Guy Horton, Metropolis

January 18, 2011

I’m drawn to John Berger’s essay “Why Look at Animals” for many reasons but primarily because it takes something obvious and turns it inside-out to reveal dimensions that were completely unexpected. The way he describes our cultural and personal engagement with animals got me thinking about how we look at architecture and why we look at it. What are we trying to see there? And is there a there there? More … http://www.metropolismag.com/pov/20110118/why-we-look-at-architecture.


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