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Scary monsters

There are monsters. Sometimes there are. Why it has to be a shape when we even don't want to put a a form on things? Eventually there is a shape. We live in a designed reality where by deliberated design, by thinking, by acting, we transform what surround us, because of necessities, fake ones, real ones. The same goes for evolution, if its directed, if its not, it doesn't matter. Nature designs and so we do with similar parameters. We both finish with monsters many times, as nature has them too. Maybe when an organism reaches perfection it won't evolve any longer to any other form if environmental conditions remain similar over time. So architecture has mutants by being part of the physical reflection of human activities. What is left, the body of the activities we did and its infrastructure is what remains. Architecture is always the last remaining of societies, civilizations that are not anymore. Many times the obvious way archaeologists and anthropologists have to try to form what they pretend to be the history of humanity is by studding remains of architecture. A history that is more about a succession of forgotten realities where the architectural remain is just brutal. Defensive structures, monuments, palaces and temples. Images of power, domination and oppression, scary monsters, that are still telling something about the brutality of past times that are reflecting the alienation of the eternal average man that was used to construct, erect and die for reasons that are not the ones that were told in the moment the action begun. Still is like that. We keep on building scary monsters, that are the reflection of an even scarier reality.

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