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Familiar patterns
of decay: satellite dish
always last to go.

Lubbock County, Texas

Melinda Green Harvey

Column: Kismet, but not in Mecca

Kismet. A useful word. Taking a break yesterday from the authorship of a blog post on the destruction of Mecca by modern architecture, I went downstairs, made myself a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, and turned on the television. 928 more words

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Up-Cycling Space

Laura’s Bachelor Thesis suggest ways to reactivate residual urban spaces :

Architecture

Future of the Thames in Focus

A site of housing, industry, recreation and transport the Thames is one of London’s greatest resources and a fundamental part of its identity,” says Woodman. “Yet, despite the fact that the riverfront is currently the subject of redevelopment proposals of unprecedented scale, London’s ambitions for the Thames have yet to be widely articulated or debated.

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Private house in Paris by architect Julie Rosier

Paris-based architect Julie Rosier has redeveloped a duplex apartment in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. She has flipped the apartment round so that the kitchen and living room have been relocated to the first floor and the bedroom and bathroom are now on the ground floor, providing more light from the courtyard behind. 79 more words

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