The cave and the digital wire frame

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Abstract

In this essay, a connection is made between the imagery of 1990's liquid architecture, designed with the help of the computer, and the 1960's fascination with prehistoric caves. This comparison allows one to pinpoint a contemporary notion of historical valuation and continuity. This response to difference does not lie primarily in possible resemblances of compared forms, but relates primarily rather to the construction of imagination: The cultural premises of design.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArchitekturgeschichte aktuell : Universität Hannover, Fachbereich Architektur, Jahrbuch 2004
Place of PublicationHannover
PublisherInternationalismus Verlag
Pages12-17
ISBN (Print)3-922218-77-6
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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NameHoch : Jahrbuch
Volume4

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