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1938 HighPoint II [Lubetkin & Tecton] BIZARRE COLUMNS XVIII


























“Because of local hostility to modernism, the architects, half-ironically, incorporated casts of the caryatid removed from the Erechtheum. The classical reference was perhaps fitting to their ordered, classical geometries, but at this stage in time it is the presence of the human figure and the representational boldness, where it is appropriate –at the door- which are noteworthy.”


Jencks, Charles: TheLanguage of Post-Modern Architecture, Rizzoli, New York, 1977, p.81.