Author: Gough, H J
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Gough, H J
The progress of design, in architecture and engineering or in anything else, can only proceed by experiment, and the more logical the experiment the more rapid is this progress. Nor is it in the least necessary that these experiments should assume the form of actual building. It would be a poor compliment to men’s imagination if it must needs be assumed that we must build in order to experiment in design. One of the principal functions of pictorial representation is to promote the art of design by enabling us to visualise in plan, prospective or elevation such forms and patterns as the creative fancy may suggest. It is the peculiarity of reason that it not only curbs the creative fancy, bringing it within proper bounds, but it may also immensely stimulate this fancy.
A. Trystan Edwards
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The PRESIDENT said they had heard a most interesting discourse on a subject which he ventured to think not very many of those present were in a position to discuss with the technical and academic knowledge Mr. Gough had displayed. He did not, know that he
(the President) was in a position to offer any suggestions with regard to the discussion : he must confess that on reading the paper he had found himself somewhat out of his depth. But he believed there were one or two members present who knew something about the subject. He would ask Mr. Andrews, who had introduced Mr. Gough to the Institution, to move a vote of thanks.