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Experimental preservationists are challenging old assumptions about cultural heritage, spotlighting objects once considered ugly or unsavory, long excluded from official narratives.
Kiyonori Kikutake was one of the most gifted and influential of the Metabolist generation that dominated postwar Japan. His architecture remains as powerful as ever.
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Curators at the Canadian Centre for Architecture explore the evolving concept of “healthy” buildings and argue against the new moralistic philosophy of healthism.