Hani Rashid, Lise Anne Couture. Iscapes 1.0. 1999

Hani Rashid, Lise Anne Couture Iscapes 1.0 1999

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Iscapes (Information-scapes) 1.0 exemplifies the expansion of architecture into the digital realm in the late 1990s, condensing in its narration the potential of the digital design process. The digital video player, like a jewel box, discloses looping footage of commonplace objects fluidly mutating into buildings and back again. The New Yorkbased architects who created Iscapes have described it as “consumable architectures for a digital culture, neither appliance nor building.”

Gallery label from Applied Design, March 2, 2013–January 31, 2014.
Architectural firm
Asymptote Architecture, New York
Medium
DV player, video, plexiglass and wood
Dimensions
16 x 12 x 12" (40.6 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)
Credit
Gift of Frederieke Taylor
Object number
551.2010.a-c
Copyright
© 2019 Asymptote Architecture
Department
Architecture and Design

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