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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Monday, May 08, 2006

From Bauhaus To Our House

Book #21 on list this year was Tom Wolfe's From Bauhaus To Our House.

The book is a relatively short, fairly technical history of Bauhaus architecture. I don't have a lot to say about it, so in place of the typical review here's a review haiku instead:

Wolfe deems Bauhaus drab;
then explains why our designs
still suffer today

Excerpts and reviews are available on Wolfe's official site.

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