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Buildings Must Die: A Perverse View of Architecture

Stephen Cairns, Jane M. Jacobs
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780262026932, 0262026937
Contents
  • Introduction: a feeling for the inert
  • Design, creativity, and architecture's natalism
  • Terminal literacy : dross, rust, and other architectural junk
  • Toward a general economy of architecture
  • Decay
  • Obsolescence
  • Disaster
  • Ruin
  • Demolition
  • Ecological horizons.
Description
x, 298 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-286) and index.
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