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Anti-Architecture and Deconstruction

Anti-Architecture and Deconstruction Anti Architecture and deconstruction is a collection of essays on deconstructivist architecture. This book raises questions about how the public can be indoctrinated to accept an architecture that is hostile to human sensibilities, and which often causes physiological and psychological distress. In trying to understand the adoption of an architectural fashion, writers often focus only on aesthetic points, and ignore psychological conditioning and the role of the media. I look at the dark underside of contemporary architecture, and the world that promotes and sustains it.and precedents, while distancing themselves from basic human needs and cultural contexts. read more