Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Constructing over the constructed

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Rafael Moneo

It might be said that one only constructs over the constructed. Constructing over the constructed always provides clues, permits contrasts to be established and makes it possible to testify to the value of what one thinks, which doesn’t happen when the work can be produced autonomously and independently. Rarely does an autonomous and independent work happen without some limitations. Again, it is more beautiful to think that one is working on an unfinished building and contributing to an endless job, which is the construction of the planet at any given time.

Rafael Moneo

Written by nevalalee

October 18, 2015 at 7:30 am

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