Review of Lars Spuybroek, The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design. 2nd revised and expanded edition (Bloomsbury, ). “We have to find our way back to beauty,” writes Lars Spuybroek in the introduction to The Sympathy of Things. In this book Spuybroek argues. In “The Sympathy of Things,” Lars Spuybroek argues that we must “undo” the twentieth century–the age in which the eighteenth-century ideal of the Sublime ( the.

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The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design: Lars Spuybroek: Bloomsbury Academic

Vicki Boardman marked it as to-read Aug 24, Spuybroeck shows how Ruskin’s aesthetic actually workscutting through clouds of vagueness to get at a wonderfully algorithmic, procedural tactics with limpid clarity.

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Carlyle Studies, review on The Sympathy of Things. We often understand ‘digital’ as meaning ‘electronically computed,’ but the speed of those electrons is actually irrelevant to the notion of computing which refers solely to the method of calculation, a stepwise procedure of iterative adjustments based on the minimization of difference” Spuybroek, pg.

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What results is truly an ecology of things, making Ruskin sharply relevant for our age.

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