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deconstructivism

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noun, often capitalized de·con·struc·tiv·ism \-ˈstrək-ti-ˌvi-zəm\

Definition of deconstructivism

  1. :  an architectural movement or style influenced by deconstruction that encourages radical freedom of form and the open manifestation of complexity in a building rather than strict attention to functional concerns and conventional design elements (as right angles or grids)

deconstructivist play \-vist\ adjective or noun often capitalized


1988

First Known Use of deconstructivism

1988


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