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Air Apparent

Air Apparent ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE David Gissen This (see over) is an image of Pittsburgh, PA, which I made about David Gissen seven years ago. It imagines a photograph – well, it is a photograph, of California College of Arts dgissen@cca.edu Pittsburg – as if there was a volume of polluted soot-ridden air from the early twentieth century hovering over today’s city. It’s somewhere Volume 3/Issue 2 July 2015 between a representation of a possible project that might one day exist, pp 133–135 and just … indulgent forms of architectural representation. As you might DOI: 10.1080/ 20507828.2015.1067000 know, Pittsburgh’s air pollution was so thick that streetlights would often have to be lit during the day so that people could see, on the ground Reprints available directly from the publishers. level of the city. Maybe this image strikes you as some kind of nihilistic, Photocopying permitted Superstudio pollution project, or something; but it represents several by licence only. different ideas for me. ©Taylor & Francis 2015 One of the first is the type of history that we reconstruct in our cities. There’s obviously plenty of historical reconstruction that we’re surrounded with, in all of our cities, and there’s an argument that reconstruction http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architecture and Culture Taylor & Francis

Air Apparent

Architecture and Culture , Volume 3 (2): 3 – May 4, 2015

Air Apparent

Architecture and Culture , Volume 3 (2): 3 – May 4, 2015

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ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE David Gissen This (see over) is an image of Pittsburgh, PA, which I made about David Gissen seven years ago. It imagines a photograph – well, it is a photograph, of California College of Arts dgissen@cca.edu Pittsburg – as if there was a volume of polluted soot-ridden air from the early twentieth century hovering over today’s city. It’s somewhere Volume 3/Issue 2 July 2015 between a representation of a possible project that might one day exist, pp 133–135 and just … indulgent forms of architectural representation. As you might DOI: 10.1080/ 20507828.2015.1067000 know, Pittsburgh’s air pollution was so thick that streetlights would often have to be lit during the day so that people could see, on the ground Reprints available directly from the publishers. level of the city. Maybe this image strikes you as some kind of nihilistic, Photocopying permitted Superstudio pollution project, or something; but it represents several by licence only. different ideas for me. ©Taylor & Francis 2015 One of the first is the type of history that we reconstruct in our cities. There’s obviously plenty of historical reconstruction that we’re surrounded with, in all of our cities, and there’s an argument that reconstruction

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Taylor & Francis
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© 2015 Taylor & Francis
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2050-7836
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2050-7828
DOI
10.1080/20507828.2015.1067000
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Abstract

ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE David Gissen This (see over) is an image of Pittsburgh, PA, which I made about David Gissen seven years ago. It imagines a photograph – well, it is a photograph, of California College of Arts dgissen@cca.edu Pittsburg – as if there was a volume of polluted soot-ridden air from the early twentieth century hovering over today’s city. It’s somewhere Volume 3/Issue 2 July 2015 between a representation of a possible project that might one day exist, pp 133–135 and just … indulgent forms of architectural representation. As you might DOI: 10.1080/ 20507828.2015.1067000 know, Pittsburgh’s air pollution was so thick that streetlights would often have to be lit during the day so that people could see, on the ground Reprints available directly from the publishers. level of the city. Maybe this image strikes you as some kind of nihilistic, Photocopying permitted Superstudio pollution project, or something; but it represents several by licence only. different ideas for me. ©Taylor & Francis 2015 One of the first is the type of history that we reconstruct in our cities. There’s obviously plenty of historical reconstruction that we’re surrounded with, in all of our cities, and there’s an argument that reconstruction

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Architecture and CultureTaylor & Francis

Published: May 4, 2015

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