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Tania Tovar

Mexico City, Mexico
born 1989, Madison, Wisconsin

Tania Tovar is an architect, writer and curator with an interest for narratives where architecture stands as main character. She is founder of Proyector, a curatorial platform an exhibition space based in Mexico City fostering architecture research projects, where she works as Director and Chief..

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How long does architecture last? According to ancient canons, the physical actions of architecture and its traces on earth were intended to endure. Confident in its solidity and strength, it portrayed its aspirations of permanence and immutability. However, what happens when a building ceases to..

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"Possessions reminded him that he existed, and made him enjoy his existence. It was as simple as that. And wasn’t that worth something? He existed. Not many people in the world knew how to, even if they had the money. It really didn’t take money, masses of money, it took a certain security." Add to a collection

“Before it fades”
Joseph Cornell, Diary entry 1954

Architecture throughout time has confronted degradation with endurance, it’s nature is more physical than fluid, more thing than flow. The term “creation” has been historically related to architecture’s practice, theory and history. To create..

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