Key points adressed in the text:
Non-ceremonial transition between outside and inside.
“Massification” and democratization of higher education in Europe since 19th century (1968, Bologna process).
Importance of higher education in nation-state formation.
Spatial representation of Bologna?
Private schools’ branding v. public school’s utilitarianism.
Bologna conflicts – economization v. idealism.
Sustainability (social, economic, ecologic).
Interpretation of the building.
Architecture of the school reflecting bureaucracy of EU and its infrastructure.
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