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Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, presented "An Ecology from Absence: In Place of Pruitt-Igoe," at New Ecologies, New Constellations, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s 101st National Annual Conference in San Francisco, March 21-24. The p
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Posted: April 8, 2013

Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, presented "An Ecology from Absence: In Place of Pruitt-Igoe," at New Ecologies, New Constellations, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s 101st National Annual Conference in San Francisco, March 21-24. The paper examines 40 years of absence on the site of the former public housing project, Pruitt-Igoe, and the events that led up to the total demolition of 33 towers in St. Louis from 1972-1975.