"The objects/sites/landscapes/seascapes/moonscapes that are to be preserved increase in scale and are without an apparent upper limit,” From the Rem Koolhaus exhibit “Cronocaos” at the New Museum. Koolhaus claims that 12% of the earth’s surface is already landmarked by groups like Unesco.
“Two conflicting ideologies continue to subject preservation to systematic schizophrenia between RUIN and RESTORATION. Preservation needs a ‘unified field” theory to resolve the contradiction.” From the “Cronocaos” exhibit. Photo by designboom