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The truthfulness of materials of constructions, concrete, bricks and stone, shall be maintained in all buildings constructed or to be constructed.
The seed of Chandigarh is well sown. It is for the citizens to see that the tree flourishes.
You employ stone, wood and concrete, and with these materials you build houses and palaces. That is construction. Ingenuity is at work.
But suddenly you touch my heart, you do me good, I am happy and I say: "This is beautiful." That is Architecture. Art enters in.
The materials of city planning are sky, space, trees, steel and cement in that order and in that hierarchy.
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The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect. Is it a terrible thing to be lonely?
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