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From the Ted Talk "Marc Kushner: Why the buildings of the future will be shaped by ... you"

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Open Cloze

Everything is different now. Architects are no longer these __________ _________ that use big words and complicated ________, and you aren't the hapless public, the consumer that won't accept anything that they haven't seen anymore. Architects can ____ you, and you're not intimidated by architecture. That means that that pendulum swinging back and forth from style to _____, from movement to ________, is irrelevant. We can actually move forward and find relevant solutions to the problems that our society faces. This is the end of architectural history, and it means that the buildings of tomorrow are going to look a lot different than the buildings of today. It _____ that a public _____ in the ancient city of Seville can be unique and tailored to the way that a ______ city works. It means that a stadium in Brooklyn can be a stadium in Brooklyn, not some red-brick historical pastiche of what we think a stadium ought to be. It means that robots are going to _____ our buildings, because we're finally ready for the forms that they're going to produce. And it means that buildings will twist to the whims of nature instead of the other way around. It means that a parking garage in _____ Beach, Florida, can also be a place for sports and for ____ and you can even get married there late at night. (Laughter) It means that three architects can dream about swimming in the East River of New ____, and then raise nearly half a million _______ from a community that gathered around their cause, no one client _______. It means that no ________ is too small for __________, like this little reindeer pavilion that's as muscly and sinewy as the animals it's designed to observe. And it means that a building doesn't have to be beautiful to be lovable, like this ugly little building in Spain, where the architects dug a ____, packed it with hay, and then poured concrete around it, and when the concrete dried, they invited someone to come and clean that hay out so that all that's left when it's done is this hideous little room that's filled with the imprints and scratches of how that place was made, and that becomes the most sublime _____ to watch a Spanish sunset.

Solution

  1. building
  2. style
  3. modern
  4. yoga
  5. anymore
  6. space
  7. miami
  8. dollars
  9. means
  10. movement
  11. hear
  12. build
  13. innovation
  14. mysterious
  15. place
  16. hole
  17. creatures
  18. drawings
  19. york

Original Text

Everything is different now. Architects are no longer these mysterious creatures that use big words and complicated drawings, and you aren't the hapless public, the consumer that won't accept anything that they haven't seen anymore. Architects can hear you, and you're not intimidated by architecture. That means that that pendulum swinging back and forth from style to style, from movement to movement, is irrelevant. We can actually move forward and find relevant solutions to the problems that our society faces. This is the end of architectural history, and it means that the buildings of tomorrow are going to look a lot different than the buildings of today. It means that a public space in the ancient city of Seville can be unique and tailored to the way that a modern city works. It means that a stadium in Brooklyn can be a stadium in Brooklyn, not some red-brick historical pastiche of what we think a stadium ought to be. It means that robots are going to build our buildings, because we're finally ready for the forms that they're going to produce. And it means that buildings will twist to the whims of nature instead of the other way around. It means that a parking garage in Miami Beach, Florida, can also be a place for sports and for yoga and you can even get married there late at night. (Laughter) It means that three architects can dream about swimming in the East River of New York, and then raise nearly half a million dollars from a community that gathered around their cause, no one client anymore. It means that no building is too small for innovation, like this little reindeer pavilion that's as muscly and sinewy as the animals it's designed to observe. And it means that a building doesn't have to be beautiful to be lovable, like this ugly little building in Spain, where the architects dug a hole, packed it with hay, and then poured concrete around it, and when the concrete dried, they invited someone to come and clean that hay out so that all that's left when it's done is this hideous little room that's filled with the imprints and scratches of how that place was made, and that becomes the most sublime place to watch a Spanish sunset.

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Important Words

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  16. clean
  17. client
  18. community
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  21. consumer
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  24. dollars
  25. drawings
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  32. finally
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  34. florida
  35. forms
  36. garage
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  40. hear
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  42. historical
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  44. hole
  45. imprints
  46. innovation
  47. intimidated
  48. invited
  49. irrelevant
  50. late
  51. laughter
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  54. lot
  55. lovable
  56. married
  57. means
  58. miami
  59. million
  60. modern
  61. move
  62. movement
  63. muscly
  64. mysterious
  65. nature
  66. night
  67. observe
  68. packed
  69. parking
  70. pastiche
  71. pavilion
  72. pendulum
  73. place
  74. poured
  75. problems
  76. produce
  77. public
  78. raise
  79. ready
  80. reindeer
  81. relevant
  82. river
  83. robots
  84. room
  85. scratches
  86. seville
  87. sinewy
  88. small
  89. society
  90. solutions
  91. space
  92. spain
  93. spanish
  94. sports
  95. stadium
  96. style
  97. sublime
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  100. swinging
  101. tailored
  102. today
  103. tomorrow
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  106. unique
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  108. whims
  109. words
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