Tag Archives: Frozen Music

The Long and the Short

A year-out student Tom Kirby emailed an office of 200 people asking what the convention was for beyond and behind dotted line styles.  No one knew. On-line searches didn’t prove very helpful so in one of those mad delightful collective … Continue reading

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Thawing Frozen Music

Goethe is usually credited with using the phrase “I call architecture frozen music” in a letter published in 1836. (Eckermann 1836) A similar phrase “Architecture is like frozen music” seems to have been used earlier in Schelling’s Philosophy of Art. (Schelling 1802-03) … Continue reading

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