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Daniel Duncan

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Continuity and invention seeks to explore the link between past and present architecture and the crossovers between the two. To what extent should the past have influence on the buildings that we design today, and at what point should we shift the focus onto a future architecture? Achieving a successful continuity in an existing building or urban environment inevitably requires a series of re-inventions during its existence which both maintain its relevance and retain its identity, so that it is not left to the forces of destruction. Today, there is a tension between historical preservation and economic growth, with a less well explored middle ground. Either of these options taken to the extremes will lead to a loss of identity of place, a lack of progression and ultimately a loss in cultural continuity. The influence of past, present and future are needed in order to create successful cities and societies today.

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