Deconstructing the Kimbell: An Essay on Meaning and Architecture
A clear-sighted look at the impact of Derrida and the deconstructionists on contemporary architecture. "A terrific piece. It is a pleasure to read, very perceptive, lucid, and well argued."--Kenneth Frampton "A fine appraisal of a great work of art. The advice here is to skip Derrida and get right to Benedikt."--ABR
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A In Introduction
B Derricks Deconstruction through Architecture
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