(Il)legible game of connotations? Comments on the representation of justice in architecture
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The facades of palaces of justice (not always intentionally) reflect the meaning attributed to those buildings. Judicial pride aims to immortalize power, administrative efficiency and humanistic openness here gains a specific expression. Despite the fact that justice procedures seem difficult and obscure, one of the fundamental principles of a fair trial is the principle of democratic transparency of proceedings, embodied strongly in the architecture of constitutional courts.
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