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2015 | Tom: 5 | Numer: 2 | 387-397
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Derelict architecture: Aesthetics of an unaesthetic space

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The main focus of this article is the question of the aesthetics of an unaesthetic ruined space. The author also pays particular attention to the ambivalence that exists in contemporary derelict architecture, referred to as ‘modern ruins’, and tries to show that such locations can be viewed as an ‘in‑between’ space.
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387-397
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2015
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