A villa to die

A villa to die in...
An idea to kill for...

 

The idea of this villa, with its emphasis on the “imaginary life”, is better understood as an ideological construct, rather than a strict, typological sense and it can be studied as an artistic phenomenon.

Amirabbas Aboutalebi

 

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