habits make us blind habits make us blind
may 01, 2011

habits make us blind

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spanish architecture studio espai MGR‘s ‘habits make us blind’ is a photographic series of work which addresses the vacant lots in downtown valencia, which they pass everyday.

architects’ own words: ‘…like an invisible metastasis generated in the heart of the city and extending to all its arteries. neighborhoods that, although having huge potential, lay unused, not promoting a good means of sustainable development. we recognize this as a typical theme in the central neighborhoods in valencia. sometimes, the tourists are the city’s inhabitants pay attention to the issue at hand for a moment because secondary problems stemming from those spaces implied affect us directly. however, in most cases, they are only a part of daily way of life. this photographic body of work aims to call people’s attention to these neglected spaces. it demands the recreational use of these vacant lots as seen through the eyes of a child, by filling them with impossible constructions, surrealistic installations in line with the problem. (…)’

 

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  • fantastic!

  • love it.
    reminded me of my childhood and the countless hours I spent playing with Legos. Probably one of the contributing factors to me becoming an architect!

    aah says:
  • No siempre lo organico se debe imponer en la arquitectura, basicamente la mejor forma a utilizar es la que se jacta de una base solidad de conceptos.

    Chavenatto says:
  • Me encantaaaaaaaaaa!!!!La ciudad LEGO!!!

    Gorda says:

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