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" I am quite assured that all the irregularities that are so beautiful in ancient architecture are the result of certain necessary difficulties, and were never purposely designed ; for to make a building inconvenient for the sake of obtaining irregularity... "
Remarks on Secular & Domestic Architecture, Present & Future - Página 119
por Sir George Gilbert Scott - 1857 - 285 páginas
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The True Principles of Pointed Or Christian Architecture: Set Forth in Two ...

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin - 1841 - 67 páginas
...ancient architecture are the result of certain necessary difficulties, and were never purposely designed; for to make a building inconvenient for the sake of...these inconsistencies have arisen from this great error,—the plans of buildings are designed to suit the elevation, instead of the elevation being...
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Recollections of A.N. Welby Pugin, and His Father, Augustus Pugin: With ...

Benjamin Ferrey, Edmund Sheridan Purcell - 1861 - 473 páginas
...architecture, are the result of certain necessary difficulties, and were never purposely designed ; for to make a building inconvenient for the sake of...the elevation being made subservient to the plan. ' They were substantial, appropriate edifices, suited by their scale and arrangement for the purposes...
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True Principles

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin - 2003 - 118 páginas
...architecture are the result of certain necessary difficulties, and were never purposely designed ; for to make a building inconvenient for the sake of...the elevation being made subservient to the plan. Under the head of architectural propriety we have also to consider the scale and proportions of buildings....
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Morality and Architecture Revisited

David Watkin - 2001 - 158 páginas
...an elevation from a convenient plan into so many picturesque beauties . . . But all these [modern] inconsistencies have arisen from this great error,...the elevation being made subservient to the plan." But arguments like these can mean whatever one wants them to mean, can be used to defend or attack...
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