Junkspace

If space-junk is the human debris that litters the universe, junk-space is the residue mankind leaves on the planet. The built ... product of modernization is not modern architecture but Junkspace. 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... Although its individual parts are the outcome of brilliant inventions, lucidly planned by human intelligence, boosted by infinite computation, their sum spells the end of Enlightenment, its resurrection as farce, a low-grade purgatory…
AuthorRem Koolhaas
PublisherQuodlibet
Year2006
LanguageItalian
Paperback132 pages
ISBN 978-8874621125
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Junkspace
Language: French
Paperback: 128 pages
ISBN: 978-2228906203