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Library JournalThrough March 2007, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Los Angeles, is mounting an exhibition exploring the cross-fertilization of two seemingly disparate disciplines—high fashion and cutting-edge architecture. This exhibition catalog, itself a gorgeous object befitting the rarefied milieus into which it delves, juxtaposes the work of some 40 international fashion designers and celebrity architects. Glamorous runway photos, dazzling computer-rendered drawings, and slick layout and typography are featured throughout (500 color and 30 b&w illustrations in all). The catalog's principal authors, curators from MoCA and New York's Fashion Institute of Technology, argue that a late 20th-century convergence of computer technology and deconstructionist philosophy has engendered an aesthetic from which fashion and architecture share to an unprecedented degree sources of inspiration, styles, and techniques. This thesis, articulated in prose at once academic and breathlessly promotional, may be relevant at the high end of the fashion world and to what is sometimes called "starchitecture," but it is unconvincing outside those realms. Recommended only for libraries supporting fashion design programs and comprehensive collections in contemporary architecture.