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From the Ted Talk by Ole Scheeren: Why great architecture should tell a story

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But its most important moment is maybe sill this one. "That's Beijing" is silimar to "Time Out," a magazine that broadcasts what is hppneinag in town during the week, and suddenly you see the building portrayed no longer as physical matter, but actually as an urban actor, as part of a sieres of personas that define the life of the city. So architecture suddenly assumes the qiatluy of a player, of something that writes stories and performs stories. And I think that could be one of its primary magennis that we believe in.

Open Cloze

But its most important moment is maybe sill this one. "That's Beijing" is _______ to "Time Out," a magazine that broadcasts what is _________ in town during the week, and suddenly you see the building portrayed no longer as physical matter, but actually as an urban actor, as part of a ______ of personas that define the life of the city. So architecture suddenly assumes the _______ of a player, of something that writes stories and performs stories. And I think that could be one of its primary ________ that we believe in.

Solution

  1. happening
  2. series
  3. quality
  4. meanings
  5. similar

Original Text

But its most important moment is maybe sill this one. "That's Beijing" is similar to "Time Out," a magazine that broadcasts what is happening in town during the week, and suddenly you see the building portrayed no longer as physical matter, but actually as an urban actor, as part of a series of personas that define the life of the city. So architecture suddenly assumes the quality of a player, of something that writes stories and performs stories. And I think that could be one of its primary meanings that we believe in.

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Important Words

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