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By Dagmar Richter

Dagmar Richter is among the few architects operating this present day who search to significantly reinvent city layout. Her paintings explores new ideas to structure and making plans by way of giving voice to parts deemed beside the point or undesirable—traces of a site's historical past, modern photos or drawings, and texts or spoken phrases. Richter's paintings on "re-skinning" the town proposes that the act of designing is an act of modifying, appropriating, and layering. Her paintings, characterised by means of an absolute depth of technical ability, addresses modern problems with authorship, priority, web site, and reminiscence. XYZ: The structure of Dagmar Richter catalogs over 10 years of Dagmar Richter's layout perform. This booklet combines a descriptive, "hyper-linked" textual content association with drawings, types, and laptop renderings of over 15 pageant entries, city layout proposals, and outfitted initiatives.

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