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Etienne Boullée: Piramid Cenotaph

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Boullée small & large

[interpretation of drawings by Etienne Boullée]


Neutelings Riedijk: At Work: air & gravity

“Buildings need to be extricated from gravity. While the earth pulls everything towards it, the architect does his or her best to achieve the opposite. We feel that buildings should not make a show of the interplay of forces. They schould not arrogantly give the impression of being lighter than air, nor triumphanthly celebrate their victory over gravity with expressive columns. … we piece together sturdy buildings with smart though unadvertised constructions, gigantic cantilevers for example.”

[from Neutelings-Riedijk, At Work, 010, 2005]

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Neutelings gravity air

Jean-Pierre Jeunet: Amélie

“Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain” is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Written by Jeunet with Guillaume Laurant, the film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre. It tells the story of a shy waitress, played by Audrey Tautou, who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better, while struggling with her own isolation.


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Amélie Poulin moto day & night

[reinterpretation of stills]