retrospective to the contemporary form / PART C
PART 3: THE FORM BEHIND Somewhat apart the other two chapters exists another interesting field: the design of non-public objects, interieurs and infrastructures. The base of our modern communication consists of electronic signals (bits) in giant datacenters all around the world. It's nothing you can reach for, like a sonata written on paper. It's invisible, uniform and prosaic – and so are the white rooms that keep our data. The cultural treasures of our time is dematerialized and not touchable, but more accessible for more people than ever. In the past, students, scientists and the cultural elite had exclusive access to that knowledge. Todays internet is way more liberal.