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From the Ted Talk by Xavier Vilalta: Architecture at home in its community

Unscramble the Blue Letters

With these ideas it was not easy first to convince the developers because they were like, "This is not a sipnophg mall. We didn't ask for that." But then we all realized that this idea of the market hpepeand to be a lot more profitable than the idea of the shopping mall because basically they had more shops to sell. And also that the idea of the facade was much, much cheaper, not only because of the material compared with the glass, but also because we didn't need to have air conditioning amynore. So we created some budget sianvgs that we used to implement the project.

Open Cloze

With these ideas it was not easy first to convince the developers because they were like, "This is not a ________ mall. We didn't ask for that." But then we all realized that this idea of the market ________ to be a lot more profitable than the idea of the shopping mall because basically they had more shops to sell. And also that the idea of the facade was much, much cheaper, not only because of the material compared with the glass, but also because we didn't need to have air conditioning _______. So we created some budget _______ that we used to implement the project.

Solution

  1. happened
  2. anymore
  3. shopping
  4. savings

Original Text

With these ideas it was not easy first to convince the developers because they were like, "This is not a shopping mall. We didn't ask for that." But then we all realized that this idea of the market happened to be a lot more profitable than the idea of the shopping mall because basically they had more shops to sell. And also that the idea of the facade was much, much cheaper, not only because of the material compared with the glass, but also because we didn't need to have air conditioning anymore. So we created some budget savings that we used to implement the project.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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