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        • Intentions, Inventions

        Abstract
        The accumulation of thinking is a series of coincidences. The author describes how, during his studies, there was no obvious reason for contact with the architect duo Abalos & Herreros, but that is precisely why it became important. A defining aspect was the way the duo interpreted the work of Alejandro de la Sota: to De la Sota, intentions are more important than inventions. An architect has to deal with everything that is present, rather than seek to invent something new. Intentionality attempts, every time, to want to make something that does not yet exist, that still needs to be conceived, idealised and projected. Good architecture, as it were, can speak for itself, not with new words but with new sentences.
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        Citation
        Geers, K. (2013). Intentions, Inventions. What is Good Architecture?, OASE, (90), 14–16. Retrieved from https://oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/90/IntentionsInventions

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