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The result of the convergence of deconstruction and architecture during the 1980s was "critical architecture theory." In 1990 this phenomenon became a subject of debate after the architectural historian Sylvia Lavin suggested that "critical theory" was nothing other than a brand of literary theory and criticism that had lost its original object, namely literature, "through a progress of progressive expansion" in which critical theory "appropriated in its domain the results of research in all sor../More
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