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Fashion victims: the preservation and evolution of the Museum of Contemporary Art San DiegoSubscription

By Izzy Kornblatt

Buildings such as Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates’ Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego should not be embalmed, but pursuing fads can be equally compromising

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Preservation In New YorkSubscription

In a rare piece she wrote for the Architectural Review (August, 1962), Ada Louise Huxtable laments the architectural preservation culture, or lack thereof, in New York 

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Conspicuous consumption: fast-food architectureSubscription

The crude kitsch of fast-food diners is being abandoned in a bid to communicate sustainability, community and health

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August 2015: United StatesSubscription

1422: Renzo Piano, Studio Gang, David Adjaye, Shigeru Ban, Michael Maltzan, Colin Rowe, Typology: Swimming Pools 

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Interview: Design, Bitches VideoSubscription

‘There’s not a lot of historical boundaries’: Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph on Los Angeles’ history of architectural experimentation

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Ada Louise Huxtable (1921-2013)Subscription

Ada Louise Huxtable made history as the first full-time architecture critic at a US newspaper when she joined the New York Times, and was later awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1970

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Minoru Yamasaki (1912-1986)Subscription

The architect of Pruitt-Igoe and the World Trade Center survived a life of racial discrimination and blame laid for the demise of the Modernist dream – but did not live to see the revisionist movement that asserts the underfunded Pruitt-Igoe’s fate was predetermined

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