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Issue 7.1

Tectonics by Any Other Name

What is the relationship between the historical events in Figure 1? The timeline contains a prophecy and a history. The prophecy was the factory-made house. It seemed obvious to Gropius that the modern house would soon be built like the modern car, and it would happen as quickly as the assembly line. History is the fate of this prophecy over the next hundred years: countless prototypes, countless failures, and a few short-lived success stories

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