Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder
Students at the University of California at Berkeley have long…
Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2002 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.
Students at the University of California at Berkeley have long known that Wurster Hall -- the architecture building! -- is astoundingly ugly. Sure, we idly debate the demerits of Wurster vis-à-vis Evans and Barrows, but the irony and sheer awfulness of Wurster win out every time. And now our beliefs are confirmed in a Slate slideshow on ugly buildings and security! Woo! Go Bears!