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# ARAKAWA/GINS /// Towards an Architecture that Does Not Know What a Body Is

Elliptical Field – Site of Reversible Destiny Yoro by Arawaka and Madeline Gins (1995)
Photograph by Léopold Lambert

I had recently the great chance to (re)visit two of the three architectures designed by… 923 more words

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# POLITICS /// Considering that It Is Plausible that Such Events Could Occur Again

On March 29, 2013, Stéphane Raffalli, the mayor of Ris-Orangis, a 25,000-inhabitant town of the South suburbs of Paris, issued a municipal order to evict and destroy a shantytown where more than 200 Romanian migrants (including Romas and non-Romas) lived. 764 more words

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# HISTORY /// Bridging the Thickness of the Demarcation Line During WWII

When visiting for the second time the Chateau de Chenonceau (Indre et Loire, France) last week, I could not help but notice an important aspect of the chateau’s history in the sum of information given by the brochure. 528 more words

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# WEAPONIZED ARCHITECTURE /// The Intrinsic Violence of Architecture: The Paradigmatic Example of the "Primitive Shelter"

What is interesting in giving talks is the potentiality of a dialogue with the people who are kind enough to come listen and often question the formulation if not the founding of one’s argument. 726 more words

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