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        • A Leap of Faith in the Realm of the Possible

        Abstract
        The architectural projects and building operations conducted
        over the past three decades by Patrick Bouchain and his
        collaborators challenge a series of assumptions regarding
        architecture’s authorship, its purpose and usage. Examined in
        light of Paul Ricoeur’s theory of action revealed in The Course
        of Recognition (2007), several of Bouchain’s experiments,
        such as the recently founded École du domaine du possible in
        Arles, can be understood as tactical, generous and convivial
        ways of making space where users are recognised through
        their deeds: as authors, inhabitants and citizens.
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        Citation
        Dionne, C. (2016). A Leap of Faith in the Realm of the Possible . Social Poetics . The Architecture of Use and Appropriation, OASE, (96), 73–76. Retrieved from https://oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/96/ALeapOfFaithInTheRealmOfThePossible

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