The Facade - a Liminal Space, an editorial critique for The Plan Magazine

April 2020

"Like the novelist, the architect uses narrative, events or elements, characters or spaces, to reveal truths, and universal ideas that are more widely applicable"

Referencing a recent study trip to California, alongside projects closer to home, Simon Henley explores what he believes is a false distinction between ethics and aesthetic's in architecture, and looks at the purpose of buildings, and the role perception and experience play in our understanding of them, in particular the crisis of reason experienced by the current generation of architects when considering why and how to make a facade.

Read the full issue here