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    More from Dan

    Some more on Daniel Starcher's project. All the text is straight from his blog, section/plan.

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    URBAN VISION
    The Ever Expanding Interior is a network of spaces that form continuous passageways through the city. Designed both as circulation and to contain program, it is evocative of Koolhaas’ notion of Junkspace; but also looks towards the Parisian galleries of the 19th century as a historical precedent. The Interior has a parasitic relationship with the existing urban fabric and as it advances it performs two primary actions...

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    EROSION
    -Creates points of entry into the Ever-Expanding Interior.
    -Creates public balcony and terrace spaces.
    -Blurs the separation of public and private


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    EXTRUSION
    -Advances the domain of the Ever-Expanding Interior.
    -Creates bridge connections to neighboring buildings.

    INTERIOR TRANSFORMATION
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