Tag "architecture"

Re-imagining the demise of buildings

The construction of an exciting new building is a spectacle of optimism, and we tend to assume that once completed, a given structure will last forever. It never does, of course, but planning for the end of buildings remains rare. A new book, Buildings Must Die, sets out to change that.

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Out of immateriality, diversity

Though we often think of the power of architecture as deriving from a specific material structure — in other words, from a specific arrangement of beams and tiles and walls — it is the “negative” aspects of architecture which often

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