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Architecture is shadows

December 23, 2009
Tags: architecture, cityview, Providence

"I do not believe that ever any building was truly great, unless it had mighty masses, vigorous and deep, of shadow mingled with its surface. And among the first habits that a young architect should learn, is that of thinking in shadow, not looking at a design in its miserable liny skeleton; but conceiving it as it will be when the dawn lights it, and the dusk  leaves it..."

—John Ruskin, The Seven Lamps of Architecture