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Reconfiguring architectural space through photography

Germen, Murat (2008) Reconfiguring architectural space through photography. In: Computer Art Congress 2008 / Emerging forms of computer art: making the digital sense, Monterrey Tech Campus Toluca Mexico City, Mexico

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Abstract

Depending on facilities and technologies available at various periods of the world history, architects used various tools like drawings, paintings, miniatures, models, computers, fine arts platforms to represent their design before and after construction. “Representation includes everything people construct to be known as a visual record or figurative manifestation of that reality. […] Within this approach, architects usually reduce the definition of representation to the creation of such visual forms as drawings or models that selectively double or imitate the physical reality of a building. I would like to move beyond this traditional view to define representation as a culture-specific and dynamic process of establishing the relationships between reality and the signs created to symbolize this reality. In this process, reality becomes thinkable, and its meanings are symbolically assigned.” (Piotrowski and Robinson 2001: 42)

Item Type:Papers in Conference Proceedings
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
T Technology > TR Photography
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
ID Code:8861
Deposited By:Murat Germen
Deposited On:03 Sep 2008 13:46
Last Modified:30 Oct 2008 18:53

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