chapter  6
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FUNCTION and FORM

The form vs. function debate is so central to architecture that it necessitates further

exploration. What is the difference between “function” and “use”? Is “function” as essential

to architecture as some architects have contended? This chapter extends the discourse

of the previous chapter, as new terms and concepts are introduced, such as “continuity,”

“post-functionalism,” “purpose,” and “use.”