By Mari Hvattum
Utilizing key texts through the German architect and theorist Gottfried Semper, Mari Hvattum deals a reinterpretation of historicism, considered as a philosophical outlook in addition to an architectural challenge. Hvattum makes a speciality of Semper's significant issues: an knowing of the ontological importance of artwork and structure, and their rendering as gadgets of medical research and prediction. She makes use of Semper's suggestion as a method to deal with the inherent difficulties of historicist proposal and its endured impact on smooth architectural discourse.
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