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Tyranny of Context

Cambridge is not, on the whole, a city which respects context.

When in the late 1950s Queens’ College required a new building to house graduate and undergraduate students, it commissioned, not a building in keeping with the medieval, Jacobean and Victorian courts which surrounded it, but a building designed by Basil Spence in the new Brutalist style, named after one the college’s great… 187 more words

General Irrelevance

A natureza da cooperação

Conversava outro dia com um amigo, quando a pergunta central surgiu: Que concepção de natureza humana você leva em consideração? E a minha melhor resposta ainda descreve uma natureza humana complexa e difícil de definir em poucos termos. 640 more words

Conceitos

Mirar i tocar: fendir el buit (a propòsit de l'obra de Javier Garcés)

L’erm o les paraules:
l’albada d’uns cossos quan callen.
Roger Costa-Pau

Hi ha un autoretrat de Javier Garcés on l’artista apareix amb la boca tapada per la seva pròpia mà. 1,808 more words

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Tyranny of Context

Cambridge is not, on the whole, a city which respects context.

When in the late 1950s Queens’ College required a new building to house graduate and undergraduate students, it commissioned, not a building in keeping with the medieval, Jacobean and Victorian courts which surrounded it, but a building designed by Basil Spence in the new Brutalist style, named after one the college’s great… 187 more words

General Irrelevance