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Deciphering Archispeak

If archispeak is indeed "large, made-up words that architects and designers use to make themselves sound smarter than you (you being the client or the confused observer of design)," the Slate architecture critic has had enough. Today Witold Rybczynski presents an essay decoding the jargon. Click over to learn what "assemblage," "praxis," instantiation," "morphosis," and more all mean. [Slate via UnBeige]