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Why postmodernism is the palate cleanser we need

Our love-to-hate-it relationship with postmodernism may be more important to design progress than we think Around the time I was putting this column together in my head, the new owners of Philip Johnson and John Burgee’s 1984 AT&T Building decided to take a wrecking ball to the building’s lobby, with its inlaid black-and-white floor, circuit of round arches, and intricate brass elevator doors.
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