Archinect - News 2017-09-20T16:17:05-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/9803786/aj-writing-prize-alan-berman-on-what-makes-good-architectural-writing AJ Writing Prize: Alan Berman on what makes good architectural writing Paul Petrunia 2011-06-13T17:33:17-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pz/pzp427zbc12z2tsc.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pz/pzp427zbc12z2tsc.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pz/pzp427zbc12z2tsc.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pz/pzp427zbc12z2tsc.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Historians today don&rsquo;t do history, but historiography. Each aims to better the last in range of content and extremes of references, in language increasingly esoteric and dense: a babble of self referential writing that addresses only others in the lodge. Architectural writing, prone to fashion like all else in the design professions, has followed.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>