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"From the Ted Talk by Alison Killing: There’s a better way to die, and architecture can help"

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This is L'Ospedale degli Innocenti, built in 1419 by Brunelleschi, who was one of the most famous and influential atechcitrs of his time. And when I look at this building and then think about halositps tdaoy, what amazes me is this building's ambition. It's just a really great building. It has these courtyards in the middle so that all of the rooms have daylight and fersh air, and the rooms are big and they have high ceilings, so they just feel more coblmfotrae to be in. And it's also beautiful. Somehow, we've forgotten that that's even possible for a hospital.

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This is L'Ospedale degli Innocenti, built in 1419 by Brunelleschi, who was one of the most famous and influential __________ of his time. And when I look at this building and then think about _________ _____, what amazes me is this building's ambition. It's just a really great building. It has these courtyards in the middle so that all of the rooms have daylight and _____ air, and the rooms are big and they have high ceilings, so they just feel more ___________ to be in. And it's also beautiful. Somehow, we've forgotten that that's even possible for a hospital.

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  1. fresh
  2. hospitals
  3. architects
  4. today
  5. comfortable

Original Text

This is L'Ospedale degli Innocenti, built in 1419 by Brunelleschi, who was one of the most famous and influential architects of his time. And when I look at this building and then think about hospitals today, what amazes me is this building's ambition. It's just a really great building. It has these courtyards in the middle so that all of the rooms have daylight and fresh air, and the rooms are big and they have high ceilings, so they just feel more comfortable to be in. And it's also beautiful. Somehow, we've forgotten that that's even possible for a hospital.

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