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Label given by Jencks to works by certain designers of the 1970s (including Archizoom, Hollein, Haus-Rucker-Co, and Sottsass) which he identified as having excessive sensuality, warped beauty, fantasy, tortured meaning, and technological sophistication, all taken to extremes.

Anno Domini, xli (June 1971), 345–7, and xlii (Jan. 1972), 18–21;Walker (1992)

Subjects: Architecture.

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