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Pruitt Igoe - the film

posted 02.14 in news.

You know the photos and the footage. In case you don’t here it is, complete with prevailing attitude courtesy of Robert Hughes. According to Hughes, “every sort of Corbusian amenity” did not “improve” the tenants,...

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A decade

posted 09.11 in news.

The news caught up with me on the morning of September 12th 2001, when I got to work. I wrote a stunned mullet wikipedia-style post when I got home. I was mainly trying to get to the bottom of how both towers could implode on themselves, using the...

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The '60s is now a long time ago

posted 10.09 in news.

CENTURY PLAZA – MINORU YAMASAKI 1966, L.A. – TO BE DEMOLISHED Christopher Hawthorne writes in the LA Times that the Los Angeles Conservancy is now battling to save architecture from the 1960s. They even have a new website devoted to...

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20th century, 1960s, 1970s, charles gwathmey, daniel libeskind, housing, modernism, peter eisenman, public housing, richard meier, steven holl