02 Jan 2020: The End of the 20th Century in Architecture
Every December talking heads (or screens) trumpet “Everything Has Changed”. But this year it is true. Immanent inoculations may bring back human contact, but the Coronavirus Year has changed us.
I think 2020 ended the 20th Century in architecture. Architecture never leads in pivotal periods. Modernism was birthed by a Western World leaving monarchies and diving into the Industrial Revolution: it caused neither.