A blog devoted to the study of ugly architecture and cities.
Saturday, 11 December 2010
Ugly buildings in Oxford
Whilst Oxford is renowned for its wonderful architecture [Bodleian Library, Wrens Theatre, numerous college quadrangles etc. etc.]; it also has some ugly sisters. According to the site below, Oxford 'wanted to have some ugly buildings' from the 'post war' era. They are described as being not 'in sympathy' with their older neighbours. Is that what makes architecture ugly? - Not being in sympathy with something that went before coupled with being built after 1945....