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BUILDING BY THE BOOK. When Bernard Tschumi, a mahatma of architectural theory, does build something, naturally a book follows. Tschumi Le Fresnoy: Architecture In/Between, although risibly titled, is an engaging study of the conversion of an old leisure center in France into a high-tech film-and-performance complex. Tschumi's simple idea--put a canopy over the whole building, roof and all--has led to a fascinating, complex new space.

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