Archis 2001 #2

A bicycle shed is a building. (Lincoln cathedral is a piece of architecture)

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  Amsterdam, like so many other cities, does its utmost to enhance its cityscape harmoniously. This is especially true for the city centre, where aesthetic demands and supervision are stringent, and geared primarily to existing monumental values. Yet despite all the good intentions and supervision, the cityscape cannot be kept entirely in check. Impermanence, often […]

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Archis 2001 #2

Global PS

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One is presumed to notice that everything has changed. Indeed, Hanoi has acquired a crop of new high-rise buildings, a growing throng of mopeds buzzes its streets, and they are erecting something at the airport with an aspiring resemblance to the places I went through during the stopovers at Frankfurt and Kuala Lumpur.   Everything […]

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