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Landscape as Horizon


In the last chapter of L’architecture au futur depuis 1889, Jean-Louis Cohen listed several “vanishing points” that, although barely visible in the distance, would allow architecture to escape the unrelenting aspiration for originality, newness, monumentality, ornament, in the end only engendering desolate, generic, ultimately boring spaces, devoid of life.
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In many ways, ruin is deeply embedded in all architecture: it discreetly points to architecture's potential alteration as a result of ageing, abandonment, obsolescence, destruction or any other form of violence that is imposed upon space.
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Ephemeral. Built to last


Traditionally, architecture has been aimed at defying time. The very basis of architectural culture rests on the pre-modern hypothesis that architecture should last, that buildings outlive their makers, bearing over time the prowess of their authors and the greatness of their patrons. Is this only a vain aspiration to immortality that modernity has disavowed?