games of hide and seek

belonging element of order in chaotic situations

It’s no secret that the smartphone, the internet, and google manage to shorten the distance
between Tokyo, New York, Tel Aviv and blur the difference between actual reality and a virtual
dream, pulling to pieces the personal identity that until recently was an important part of the most
personal defense mechanisms. The question is – whether and how this boundary-blurring finds
expression in architecture.
The automatic answer is – of course it does and big time; after all, architecture is Man’s most
obvious clothing, whether he is worthy of it or not. And this is precisely what the inventors of
phenomenological architecture are referring to - what is ultimately important is not the author’s
intention, but rather the user’s interpretation.

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