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        Abstract
        In his contribution, Geert Bekaert offers a remarkable reading of the Gillet House in Angleur. Known as an inhabitable sculpture, Bekaert re-examines the house and understands its realisation as a form of blind architecture criticism. It takes explicit aim at the very concept of a house, Bekaert argues and as such it questions the very fact of dwelling. The house does not turn its back on the accepted, recognisable housing typology. It does not ignore or destroy it but simply varies on it, sometimes in a ludicrous manner; respecting, in the guise of sculptural freedom, the strict practices of a traditional house.
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        Citation
        Bekaert, G. (2010). Blind Architecture Criticism. Constructing Criticism, OASE, (81), 127–132. Retrieved from https://www.oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/81/BlindArchitectureCriticism

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