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The Means to an End

“One becomes conscious that there are many ways to organize a building; that structure is not an end, nor a beginning, but a means to an end-and that end is to create space that is an appropriate psychological environment. Perhaps the greatest chapel of this century, Ronchamp [Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut, Le Corbusier, 1954], has a most impure structure- sprayed concrete covers everything. It does not resort to the crutches of geometry and pattern-making, but creates breathing, dynamic spaces appropriate to human use.”
Heyer, Paul. Architects on Architecture: New Directions in America. New York: Walker, c1966. P. 295-296

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