Saturday, September 17, 2005
Blogger Corbusier penned this essay explaining why Paul Murdoch is just following conventional architectural theory about the use of symbols.
. . . I’m confident that Paul Murdoch intended to design a beautiful space, but his inability to take into account the power of the Islamic crescent is indicative of the poverty of symbolism in contemporary design. The current (and in my opinioned justified) outrage at the proposed scheme for the Flight 93 Memorial is evidence of the disconnect between designers and the public on the power of symbols. . . .