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Alejandro Aravena

Last year, you released lowcost, flexible social housing designs as open-source plans, free to all. Why? It’s a manual— for design, for working for communities, for beginning a discussion about policy. We wanted to prove the market wrong, and argue that within the same set of rules, things could be better. We all want a better world.

Do you think in a world in which robotics and open-source plans become more widely implemented, the authorship of architecture will become less relevant? If you have an object, it has an author. I guess

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