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Representation in Architecture

Redefining the amivalent relationship between architectural representation and content

This special issue reconsiders the relationship between architecture and representation. Representation used to be thought of as simply drawing, but engorged by the possibilities of the digital age, it now encompasses many other aspects, such as montage, renders, modelling and films. Thirty years ago, James Stirling's hand-drawn axonometrics were the height of aspirational innovation: now a new generation of digital natives effortlessly mainlines into the latest software packages.

Throughout the modern era, changes in modes of perception coupled with the increased sophistication of representational techniques have refined and redefined architecture. Yet this complex synergy is rarely discussed, thus ignoring a critical and eloquent dimension of the architectural thought process. 

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