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Calendar Letters: Architecturally speaking

Calendar Letters: Architecturally speaking

Regarding “Boring Architecture? Yes, Please” [Nov. 19]: Go ahead and say it. Don’t be afraid. It’s Frank Gehry whose time has come and gone. Even the most powerful voices in architecture are reluctant to admit Gehry is passé because so many gullible institutions and cities have invested too heavily in his useless “look-at-me” folderol and froufrou. Gehry has left the building.

Eve Lichtgarn

Santa Monica

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Christopher Hawthorne provides a welcome discussion of a design direction that has been drowned out recently. The tradition of ‘unhurriedness’ is a long one, as represented by the work of Louis Kahn, Luis Barragan and Kengo Kuma, to mention only a few...

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