Chart of the Day: Charles Jencks’ Architectural Evolutionary Tree

If you’re into architecture, this is a riveting attempt to place most of the 20th century into an “evolutionary tree,” made by the theorist Charles Jencks

jencks 2000 EvolutionaryTree

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I like how Le Corbousier shows up all over the place, including under “purism”, near “brutalism, and somehow under the category “Unselfconcious 80% of environment” (whatever that means)…

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One Response to Chart of the Day: Charles Jencks’ Architectural Evolutionary Tree

  1. Alfonso October 15, 2014 at 3:19 pm #

    That 80% is probably the architectural analog of “I like it and I can dance to it.”

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