Wherever the city is functioning below standard, architecture takes action. It takes the place of the city's spontaneous and organic functioning; it is a prosthesis, architecture is always the place of, in the place of.
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The Plastic Bottle House in Nigeria reminds me of EarthBag construction in Jamaica. The construction process looks similar.
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