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The Imagined Architecture: Three Quotes

De Chirico remains one of the most remarkable architectural precursors. He was grappling with the problems of absences and presences in time and space. We know that an object that is not consciously noticed at the time of a first … Continue reading

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The Formula for Overthrowing the World

“The Hacienda must be built” – Ivan Chtcheglov, Formularly for a New Urbanism  “From Ivan Chtcheglov’s 1953 essay “Formulary for a New Urbanism” with it’s references to Campanella (“there is no longer any Temple of the Sun”) through to Debord’s recent … Continue reading

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