By Haig Beck, Jackie Cooper

10x10 is a accomplished view of latest structure this day. 10 of the world’s best-informed critics each one chosen 10 of the world’s such a lot extraordinary rising architects. the various and leading edge tasks of those a hundred architects make up an inspirational and designated number of fresh structure. The booklet positive aspects over 250 structures and initiatives, together with lately equipped paintings in addition to initiatives presently less than development and due for finishing touch. each one critic additionally contributes an essay completely for this booklet and has chosen 10 works from various genres and media to demonstrate the context during which architects function at the present time.

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1t is a sort of paradigm of ail that! In philosophy it is clear that aIl of the past is with us. AIl of the past is with us because we can have a new future by means of a new interpretation of this past. And if aIl of that is true, then when 1 speak to you it is not only a transmission, a historical transmission, of an experience which is different from your experience, but a sort of experimentation of the philosophical possibility to transform the past into a future ... to transform the past into a future.

1 affirm that in old China there was no philosophy at aIl, and 1 will tty to justify this point of view. Abstractly, we can say something like this: if you say that 52 What is Philosophy? 53 something is missing in a culture, ail that you are saying is that there is a difference between one culture and another culture. And we can say that, generally speaking, if you establish a comparison between two cultures there is always something missing in one in comparison ta the other, precisely because they are different.

It is not an argument of political nature, because the conclusion of Socrates is not the abolition of slavery, or freedom for everybody, no, not at aIl. But it is a purely philosophical demonstration - a philosophical proof - and a concrete proof of absolute equality in the field of thinking.

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