1991. 5 Closed Precincts


This set of supervised enclosures can illustrate the variety of activities and groups that coexist in the midst of a society in transition: from work spaces in Madrid - an office building in the city center and a workshop for surviving crafts out in the periphery - to a Basque convent where the nuns dwell over the church nave and a Catalan prison which endeavors to regulate cloistered lives through concrete and design. In Spain, features of preindustrial and postindustrial cultures are superposed and confounded...[+]

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