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Junkspace

Rem Koolhaas:

Junkspace is what remains after modernization has run its course, or, more precisely, what coagulates while modernization is in progress, its fallout. Modernization had a rational program: to share the blessings of science, universally. Junkspace is its apotheosis, or meltdown…

This article will be 20 years old next month, and I am only hearing about it now. Hard to think of a better descriptor for the post-WW2 detritus we inhabit.

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