Canadian Consulting Engineer

Modern architecture – not so warm

Quote: "Perhaps the great failing of modernism was not misinformed utopianism, but the inability of all the gl...

September 27, 2010   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Quote: “Perhaps the great failing of modernism was not misinformed utopianism, but the inability of all the glossy surfaces and razor-sharp minimalist structures to create warmth or personality, or to foster intimacy.”
R.M. Vaughan, reviewing “Yesterday’s Tomorrow’s,” an exhibition about modern architecture and design at the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, in The Globe and Mail.


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