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Archis 2005 #6

Power to the Client

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The world is changing, so what else is new? Not so much. Transformations of our daily life, our immediate environment, and even the more abstract dimensions of our existence such as working conditions, social contexts and frames of references are relentlessly molded to accommodate and facilitate the forces of modernization. This may sound thrilling, but […]

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Archis 2005 #6

Futile Power

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Photographers, graphic designers and copyrighters are competing in this primetime contest to produce the wall as an iconic image to be engrained upon the historical memory as the emblem of what has become the most ambitious infrastructural project ever undertaken by the State of Israel: 759 km (more than twice the length of the Green […]

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Archis 2005 #6

Desparate Decadence

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Cities arise because of people’s basic need to live and work nearone another. The city offers freedom, anonymity, trade, economy of scale, an immediately accessible consumers’ market, work potential – a swarming brew of ideas and innovation that fulfill man’s social, psychological, and economic needs. The city is the motor of progress. So it was […]

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Archis 2005 #6

The Power of Architecture, Part II (Editorial)

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Meanwhile people keep asking us questions… A few examples of the questions we receive Why has this magazine become unreadable, with either too much or too little text? Why does this magazine change so often? Why isn’t this magazine about true architecture anymore? Why is this magazine not updating me with the necessary information? Why […]

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