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By Jimenez Lai

Citizens of No Place is a set of brief tales on structure and urbanism, graphically represented utilizing manga-style storyboards. Fiction is used as a technique to unpack innovations approximately structure. Modeled as a proto-manifesto, it's a candid chronicle of a hugely severe inspiration approach within the culture of paper structure (especially that of architect John Hejduk and Bernard Tschumi's ny Transcript). the fast tales discover many architectural difficulties during the distinctive language of the image novel, supporting usher the subsequent iteration of architectural concept and feedback.

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