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placeless

(ˈpleɪsˌlɪs)
adj
not rooted in a specific place or community
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I own thy speechless, placeless power; but to the last gasp of my earthquake life will dispute its unconditional, unintegral mastery in me.
But the placeless usher, bare of resource, and unsupported by connections, must not think of this; such a sentiment as love, such a word as marriage, were misplaced in his heart, and on his lips.
Agnew argues that in the course of the sixteent century, commodity exchange escaped the spatial and temporal restrictions which had hitherto confined it, that the market was no longer tied to the marketplace but was progressively becoming a placeless, timeless phenomenon coextensive with society itself.
Instead of Venice, or a national pavilion, I felt like I was in a city of lost souls, suspended in some placeless, timeless void.
representative[ s] of the whole human race." The placeless land speculator James Wilson explained that the consolidators had "to form our calculations on a scale commensurate to a large portion of the globe." These men saw a forest but no trees.
I he Cloud City is placeless the way the Internet is placeless, a globalized space entirely divested of specificity.
Ten days after that space in time occupied by the triumph of the placeless Obama over the even more placeless McCain, 55 delegates, observers, and persons of interest to the Department of Homeland Security gathered at the downtown Radisson in Manchester, New Hampshire to discuss ways by which they might leave the country while standing their ground.
The greenfield site is typically placeless yet well connected, on the edge of the motorway linking Stuttgart with Tubingen.
Inhabiting a structure with such an operative surface poses a significant challenge to the late-capitalist museum, for an essential feature of this corporate entity is the transformation of any given building's plan and elevation into enforcers of abstract economies and placeless centers of power.
The elements so far described outline a building system that could be endlessly repeated and imposed more or less anywhere, potentially soulless and placeless. What saves Giselbrecht's building from this fate and relates it back directly to the site is the special area of the building where irregular and one-off things are allowed to happen- the entrance and entrance hall.
(In fact, her practice is animated by collaborative energies--she has previously worked with fellow artists including Nils beach, Anders Nordby, and Oscar Tuazon.) Ekblad seeks to recuperate the Situations derive, or drift, but more as a productive tactic for art making in a placeless global art world than as a psycho geographic investigation of a particular urban environment.
The new cathedral is located on the upper part of the city on a 12 hectare site in what has become the new centre of Managua, but still has a disquietingly placeless aura.