Paper a123:
Re-Presentations: Media Inquiries Regarding Architecture [Re-Presentaciones: Investigaciones de los medios con respecto a la arquitectura]

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authors Hermanson, Robert D.
year 1998
title Re-Presentations: Media Inquiries Regarding Architecture [Re-Presentaciones: Investigaciones de los medios con respecto a la arquitectura]
source II Seminario Iberoamericano de Grafico Digital [SIGRADI Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-97190-0-X] Mar del Plata (Argentina) 9-11 september 1998, pp. 66-75
summary Within the framework of architectural practice as the academy, media supported worldwide interdependence and transient cultural waves are essential forces activating the current globalization phenomenon. Schools that have always engaged themselves in international dialogue, are now increasingly immersed in the rapidly developing media arena and global information networks. In this paper I propose a theoretical and pedagogical framework in which the concept of migration provides a useful model with which to investigate the transitory natures permeating cultures. These involve not only the literal moving from one physical world into another, but also the more abstract - from that of the so called "real" world into that of the "virtual". Through what I call re-presentations an experimental studio was conducted at the Universidad Nacional del Litorat in Santa Fe, Argentina involving multicultures (the USA and Argentina) and multi-disciplines (film/video and architecture). The conclusion suggests however, that such re-presentations posit paradoxical questions.
series SIGRADI
email hermanson@arch.utah.edu
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