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anonymous asked:

your favorite examples of maximalism in architecture?

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According to Patrick Templeton: over the past decade the term maximalism has been tossed around in architectural discourses as little more than a sensational tagline. Many of the authors and scholars do little but use the word as a catchy label, leaving the impression that maximalism connotes nothing more than a superficial visual complexity. It is a pervasive oversight and misuse that has spread widely; used not only among architects and scholars, but by bloggers and journalists to describe apparent complex and eclectic styles.

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