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From the Ted Talk by Vishaan Chakrabarti: How we can design timeless cities for our collective future

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While working on this in our office, we've realized that we're bluiidng upon the work of our colleagues, including architect Tatiana Bilbao, working in mxceio City; Pritzker lreuaate Alejandro arenava, working in Chile; and recent Pritzker winner Balkrishna Doshi, working in India. And all of them are building spectacular new forms of affordable housing, but they're also building ciiets of direfefnce, because they're building cities that respond to local communities, local climates and local construction methods.

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While working on this in our office, we've realized that we're ________ upon the work of our colleagues, including architect Tatiana Bilbao, working in ______ City; Pritzker ________ Alejandro _______, working in Chile; and recent Pritzker winner Balkrishna Doshi, working in India. And all of them are building spectacular new forms of affordable housing, but they're also building ______ of __________, because they're building cities that respond to local communities, local climates and local construction methods.

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  1. cities
  2. difference
  3. mexico
  4. aravena
  5. building
  6. laureate

Original Text

While working on this in our office, we've realized that we're building upon the work of our colleagues, including architect Tatiana Bilbao, working in Mexico City; Pritzker laureate Alejandro Aravena, working in Chile; and recent Pritzker winner Balkrishna Doshi, working in India. And all of them are building spectacular new forms of affordable housing, but they're also building cities of difference, because they're building cities that respond to local communities, local climates and local construction methods.

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