Author Archives: Laura Theng

Retrospect

The long corridor with all the doors. The floor was slippery. You could slide a long way. North and south. The afternoon sun and the leaning tower. The evening sun and the treetops. Behind every door another home. Another bed,

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Retrospect

The long corridor with all the doors. The floor was slippery. You could slide a long way. North and south. The afternoon sun and the leaning tower. The evening sun and the treetops. Behind every door another home. Another bed,

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Literary approach in architecture, by Laura Theng

 “The same, endlessly in all directions continuing space full of stairs, bridges, arches, galleries, deep shadows without light sources, all filled with the same motionless air. “The Discovery of Heaven – Harry Mulisch When reading a book you would sometimes

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Literary approach in architecture, by Laura Theng

 “The same, endlessly in all directions continuing space full of stairs, bridges, arches, galleries, deep shadows without light sources, all filled with the same motionless air. “The Discovery of Heaven – Harry Mulisch When reading a book you would sometimes

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Nine

Nine So many doors For such a small house The table is where the bed is where the sofa is Her head was full Of spaces To eat To sleep To watch her favourite tv show She put her feet

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Nine

Nine So many doors For such a small house The table is where the bed is where the sofa is Her head was full Of spaces To eat To sleep To watch her favourite tv show She put her feet

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Newspaper + blackout = poetry

Instead of starting with a blank page, why not start with page full of words and black out all the words you don’t need? Poet Austin Kleon creates edgy poetry with a newspaper and a permanent marker.  

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Newspaper + blackout = poetry

Instead of starting with a blank page, why not start with page full of words and black out all the words you don’t need? Poet Austin Kleon creates edgy poetry with a newspaper and a permanent marker.  

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Story made of gaps

Tree of Codes is an exceptional book. The pages are full of holes, with occasional words here and there, fragmented and scattered. Safran Foer took his favourite book, The Street of Crocodiles by Polish-Jewish writer Bruno Schulz and began to

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Story made of gaps

Tree of Codes is an exceptional book. The pages are full of holes, with occasional words here and there, fragmented and scattered. Safran Foer took his favourite book, The Street of Crocodiles by Polish-Jewish writer Bruno Schulz and began to

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the (in)visible house

The asphalt is perfect, a bit of sand here and there. In the front yard only mud, in the backyard as well. The new houses are standing there a bit awkwardly, side by side. The bricks are clean, tight and

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the (in)visible house

The asphalt is perfect, a bit of sand here and there. In the front yard only mud, in the backyard as well. The new houses are standing there a bit awkwardly, side by side. The bricks are clean, tight and

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Bunker 599

Het water, het riet, het te hoge gras. Onze voeten worden nat, onze broekspijpen ook. De schapen schrikken en hobbelen snel voor ons uit. Witte wolken in het groen. De bunker ligt daar, onverscholen aan het water. Het beton lijkt

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Bunker 599

Het water, het riet, het te hoge gras. Onze voeten worden nat, onze broekspijpen ook. De schapen schrikken en hobbelen snel voor ons uit. Witte wolken in het groen. De bunker ligt daar, onverscholen aan het water. Het beton lijkt

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the Story of the Netherlands – Dutch city

Last Saturday the second part of the symposium took place:. The program was filled with interesting lectures by various speakers. Writingplace also recited their thoughts on Tosh Tour the city.

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the Story of the Netherlands – Dutch city

Last Saturday the second part of the symposium took place:. The program was filled with interesting lectures by various speakers. Writingplace also recited their thoughts on Tosh Tour the city.

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Puppy love

He met her when he was 16. Love at first sight, no, it was not. The first meeting went rather stiff. It was autumn, the streets were covered with orange and yellow colored leaves. The wind was bleak and the

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Puppy love

He met her when he was 16. Love at first sight, no, it was not. The first meeting went rather stiff. It was autumn, the streets were covered with orange and yellow colored leaves. The wind was bleak and the

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“The Story of the Netherlands – Landscape”

The first day of “The Story of the Netherlands” has been a great success! Various speakers, including landscape architect Lodewijk Baljon, architect Judith Korpershoek and writer Frank Westerman, shared their multifaceted view on the Dutch landscape by lectures, interviews, presentation

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“The Story of the Netherlands – Landscape”

The first day of “The Story of the Netherlands” has been a great success! Various speakers, including landscape architect Lodewijk Baljon, architect Judith Korpershoek and writer Frank Westerman, shared their multifaceted view on the Dutch landscape by lectures, interviews, presentation

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