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Archizoom. (Studio Archizoom Associati). Group of Florentine architects, founded in 1966, devoted to anti-Functionalism, and employing elements from popular ‘culture’ and even from Kitsch. It was associated with Supersensualism, anti-design, and so-called ‘banal’ design, and was promoted in Casabella, Domus, and Architectural Design. See also alchimia.


Branzi (1984);
Hays (ed.) (1998);
Pettena (1996);
J. Walker (1992)