By Dagmar Richter
Dagmar Richter is likely one of the few architects operating this present day who search to greatly reinvent city layout. Her paintings explores new options to structure and making plans through giving voice to components deemed beside the point or undesirable—traces of a site's heritage, modern images or drawings, and texts or spoken phrases. Richter's paintings on "re-skinning" town proposes that the act of designing is an act of enhancing, appropriating, and layering. Her paintings, characterised via an absolute depth of technical ability, addresses modern problems with authorship, priority, website, and reminiscence. XYZ: The structure of Dagmar Richter catalogs over 10 years of Dagmar Richter's layout perform. This e-book combines a descriptive, "hyper-linked" textual content association with drawings, versions, and machine renderings of over 15 festival entries, city layout proposals, and outfitted initiatives.
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