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building permanence

September 15, 2013

 

826ca9d8-7041-4ce5-8af2-b9e000d161c3_273A important discussion happening in the classroom this term is the idea of permanence…What does it mean to a young designer now and  what can the idea of permanence bring forth? A brilliant example of this question comes out of the work of Ai Wei Wei with his marble doors and marble traditional Chinese chairs. Just the material itself says permanence.  So how long is permanence?

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