Should We Save Mid-Century Modern Icons That Hurt the Environment?

In a feature posted on yesterday, architect James Timberlake charts a course for making ethical decisions about unsustainable modernist architecture. The article discusses the role of the building facade — specifically the viability of retrofit programs for buildings clad by mid-twentieth century curtainwall systems — to simultaneously maintain the aesthetic integrity and reduce carbon emissions of our existing building stock.

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