The Secret Life of Concrete
Simone De Iacobis, Małgorzata Kuciewicz, The Secret Life of Concrete [in:] The Make Yourself At Home. Guide to Warsaw, ed. Edwin Gardner, Christiaan Fruneaux, Anna Ptak, Rani Al Rajji. Published by the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art. Warsaw 2015


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Slowly they got taller. Some stuck together, crawling towards each other into little groups. Other stretched longer and longer across the ground. Overall, their numbers grew, reproducing through the hands of draftsmen and construction workers. What might seem to be a monolithic concert sprawl, is in fact a coral reef of modernist lifeforms. To aid the explorers of the build environment of Warsaw, we provide you with a map. The genealogy of Warsaw housing blocks.