Living in a world with or without memory of the future


The American architect Chipperfield, director of the 13th exhibition of architecture (Venice 2012), in order to correct the extravagant ruptures and homologations which infest contemporary architecture, proposed as “common ground” of the exhibition the triple dimension of continuity, context and memory, specifying that the future of every nation is in its memory, a concept which has become true, in another context, in the words of a common citizen who, eagerly asking for the restoration of a sixteenth-century building damaged by an earthquake, Read more