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The Vision The vision focuses on the societal implications of the function housed within the proposed venue.

The initiative sustains the development of a cultural interchange between modern and traditional Greenland. The local arts and crafts movement is therefore used as a medium to facilitate cultural consumption, with the purpose of establishing a ‘place’ for the modern Inuit community. The proposal will house not only a National Gallery of Art that explains the past, but also Workshop facilities that promote a modern direction.

Sejersen [2015] talks about the vulnerability of these marginal peoples of the North in the face of climate change, while dealing with a post-colonial society that strives to shape their own independent future. Therefore, adaptability becomes a central tool in dealing with the marginality that Greenland is confronted with. In this sense, the supreme desire of these peoples is for their rights, their concerns

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and their interests to be respected and, nonetheless, to play an active role in shaping their future. In essence, Greenlanders are renegotiating the significance of their position within a global context. A way in which they express this ongoing frustration is through art. Therefore, through art Greenlanders express their present experiences. Nonetheless, they see the

preservation of these traditions essential as by understanding their traditional and modern art, one understands their culture. Therefore, the vision behind our proposal is to accommodate the functions that sustain the development of a society that wishes to voice their opinion and shape a future of their own.

Master's Thesis  

Architecture and Design Master's Thesis Proposal

Master's Thesis  

Architecture and Design Master's Thesis Proposal

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