Reflections on an urban menace

reflections-on-an-urban-menace In the contemporary world of  gigantic conurbations with their mastodontic architecture, the horizon has become a lost element and the sky is being steadily invaded. Instead of constructions conceived as a means to facilitate community living, the massiveness of much modern architecture contributes to the isolation of the individual, in particular by having hidden his horizon and eaten his sky, thus depriving him of vital reference points and  traditional perspectives. As a consequence, he feels increasingly insignificant, channeled and crushed in an environment where he no longer counts. Any resistance to this process appears to be condemned to failure in...
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