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"From the Ted Talk by Daniel Libeskind: 17 words of architectural inspiration"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So again, I am a believer in the exvsrpisee. I have never been a fan of the neutral. I don't like neutrality in life, in anything. I think expression. And it's like espresso coffee, you know, you take the essence of the coffee. That's what expression is. It's been msisnig in much of the architecture, because we think architecture is the realm of the neutered, the realm of the kind of a state that has no opinion, that has no value. And yet, I believe it is the expression — epiresoxsn of the city, expression of our own space — that gives meaning to architecture.

Open Cloze

So again, I am a believer in the __________. I have never been a fan of the neutral. I don't like neutrality in life, in anything. I think expression. And it's like espresso coffee, you know, you take the essence of the coffee. That's what expression is. It's been _______ in much of the architecture, because we think architecture is the realm of the neutered, the realm of the kind of a state that has no opinion, that has no value. And yet, I believe it is the expression — __________ of the city, expression of our own space — that gives meaning to architecture.

Solution

  1. expression
  2. expressive
  3. missing

Original Text

So again, I am a believer in the expressive. I have never been a fan of the neutral. I don't like neutrality in life, in anything. I think expression. And it's like espresso coffee, you know, you take the essence of the coffee. That's what expression is. It's been missing in much of the architecture, because we think architecture is the realm of the neutered, the realm of the kind of a state that has no opinion, that has no value. And yet, I believe it is the expression — expression of the city, expression of our own space — that gives meaning to architecture.

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expressive spaces 3

Important Words

  1. architecture
  2. believer
  3. city
  4. coffee
  5. espresso
  6. essence
  7. expression
  8. expressive
  9. fan
  10. kind
  11. life
  12. meaning
  13. missing
  14. neutered
  15. neutral
  16. neutrality
  17. opinion
  18. realm
  19. space
  20. state