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Architect Lebbeus Woods, who inspired sci-fi movies, dies
Architect Lebbeus Woods, who inspired sci-fi movies, dies

Lebbeus Woods, the conceptual architect whose work had a wide-ranging influence on the science-fiction genre, died this week in New York at 72. Woods, who taught at Cooper Union, was noted for his experimental designs that evoked futuristic worlds and cityscapes. Woods' designs were rarely built, but they became influential to movie makers and other artists. His drawings and designs were widely exhibited, including a recent show at New York's Friedman Benda gallery. In 1988, he helped to found the Research Institute for Experimental Architecture, a group dedicated to promoting the practice of experimental architecture. After studying at the University of Illinois and...

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