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An exhibit from the Imperfect Health show at the CCA, this template for body measurements was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. The human body and its physical potential is distilled to a manageable series of measurements and proportions

Confronting architecture's creeping clinical undertones

Earlier this year, I purchased an ultrasonic humidifier for the bedroom of my young daughter, in the hope that it might ease a persistent cough. Every day, according to its instructions, I must wash out the murky sediment it leaves in its basin and on its sensor.

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