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Louis Lupien

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Triggered by the blatant indifference towards Love, a concept loaded with resonances for the field of spatial studies, this project is an attempt to expand on current research tendencies on the subject and seek to portray love as a valid and potent ontology for the field of urban studies and architectural production. In its relation to space, love appears to not only open the relationship that we maintain towards potential spaces but to ground these imagined realities in their most relational dimension. Thinking more loving worlds means thinking more playfully means thinking more open worlds. This tendency to recognise certain chosen chunks of reality as more real than certain others (as though the crime, the pollution and the smell of urine of a city existed more than the moments of solidarity, magic and love experienced daily by its citizens) has left out parts of our emotional selves up for grabs and prone to manipulation. This project is an attempt to reclaim that chunk of reality: to name it, visualise it, face it, understand it and reappropriate the world projected by it by making the atmosphere of love a usable and valid cultural tool for spatial practices.
Paris, France



Louis Lupien

︎Year 5





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