architecture for architects

Architecture for Architects

Is there a ‘design disconnect’ between the architecture that most architects prefer and the architecture that most non-designers prefer?

Francisco Contreras Chávez | CTI, Concepción, Chile
David Milner2 | Create Streets, London, United Kingdom

This article reviews existing literature on the ‘design disconnect’ that appears to exist between architects and the general public. It examines sociological research undertaken in Concepción, Chile into the aesthetic tastes of people who have a relation to architecture or the arts and those with no relationship. The aim is to compare these groups in order to establish whether there is any difference in which house they prefer aesthetically and why.

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