DOES architecture matter to you? Quoting Natalini!

“…if design is merely an induction to consume, then we must reject design; if architecture is merely the codifying of the bourgeois models of ownership and society, then we must reject architecture; if architecture and town planning is merely the formalisation of present unjust social divisions, then we must reject town planning and its cities… until all design activities are aimed towards meeting primary needs; until then, design must disappear. We can live without architecture…”

Adolfo Natalini, SUPERSTUDIO,

AA School of Architecture, lecture, London, March 3rd. 1971.


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