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From the Ted Talk by Thomas Heatherwick: The rise of boring architecture -- and the case for radically human buildings

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And the key thing was how we could make ppeloe not just satnd at the outside and aridme a structure, but how we could pull them into the inside where cioitrsuy would then do the rest of the work. And you enter under the grain hoppers where the grain used to drop onto the conveyor belts. And we loved that by cutting through the original, historic, extraordinary structure, we could expose and share the building's idiosyncrasies. And like these nkoos and cnrnaies, they help to give the project its soulfulness. And on the top is a sculpture garden with a glass floor. And if you see those babies on the glass just there, this is their view. The finished museum is raw, it's rough, but it's true. And it was an honor to bring this historic surrtutce back into life.

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And the key thing was how we could make ______ not just _____ at the outside and ______ a structure, but how we could pull them into the inside where _________ would then do the rest of the work. And you enter under the grain hoppers where the grain used to drop onto the conveyor belts. And we loved that by cutting through the original, historic, extraordinary structure, we could expose and share the building's idiosyncrasies. And like these _____ and ________, they help to give the project its soulfulness. And on the top is a sculpture garden with a glass floor. And if you see those babies on the glass just there, this is their view. The finished museum is raw, it's rough, but it's true. And it was an honor to bring this historic _________ back into life.

Solution

  1. stand
  2. curiosity
  3. people
  4. nooks
  5. structure
  6. admire
  7. crannies

Original Text

And the key thing was how we could make people not just stand at the outside and admire a structure, but how we could pull them into the inside where curiosity would then do the rest of the work. And you enter under the grain hoppers where the grain used to drop onto the conveyor belts. And we loved that by cutting through the original, historic, extraordinary structure, we could expose and share the building's idiosyncrasies. And like these nooks and crannies, they help to give the project its soulfulness. And on the top is a sculpture garden with a glass floor. And if you see those babies on the glass just there, this is their view. The finished museum is raw, it's rough, but it's true. And it was an honor to bring this historic structure back into life.

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