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
DV player, video, plexiglass and wood
16 x 12 x 12" (40.6 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)
Gift of Frederieke Taylor
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© 2021 Asymptote Architecture
Architecture and Design

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