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Posted by  Paul Malo on September 10, 2002 at 19:04:52:

In Reply to:  "The Real" posted by Matthew Stadler on September 10, 2002 at 12:54:39:

I can't speak for OMA or others, but to answer your question,

"Do practicing architects find themselves preoccupied with the design of data and its graphical representations? "

No. "Preoccuped" is too strong a word. I suppose by "data" you mean information, not merely quantifyable statistics. If so, then yes, designers do generally concern themselve (at the inital stage of design) with graphic representation of information. But this phase is about 1 % of the process.

We don't subscribe any longer (speaking for architects that I know) to the "form-follows-function" school of twentieth-century modernism that turned adjacency diagrams into plans that became subsequently "elevated" as buildings.

 
 
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