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Vermin is not neat and clean, in glass houses it’s never seen.

An intelligent critique of the Bauhaus and other transparent architecture. Somehow this style of architecture evokes associations of quarantine and hygiene, its cleanliness has the charm of a tuberculosis clinic. Everything that does not fit in, that is defined as unpleasant and alien, is denied entrance.

Kurt Schwitters once formulated a similarly intelligent critique of this form of architecture: he very rightly stated that a harmoniously designed space was a priori inhumane because each human being who enters such a space destroys its harmony and therefore should stay outside.

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