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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/17/2018 | 1565 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Architecture as a visual medium

Episode 4: The general interview with Dr. Phil. Dr. Ing. Hauke Horn

Dr. Hauke Horn, art historian and architect, is researching the use of architecture as a medium: How can buildings be used for communication? How was architecture deployed in the 20th century to…

The general interview with Dr. Phil. Dr. Ing. Hauke Horn
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/10/2018 | 595 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Architecture as a visual medium

Episode 3: A question of sources - problems and methods of new architecture research

For his research work, academic Hauke Horn is assisted by two curators from Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt: Sunna Gailhofer and Miriam Kremser. After all, the Frankfurt museum boasts one…

A question of sources - problems and methods of new architecture research
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/03/2018 | 581 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Architecture as a visual medium

Episode 2: Architecture and Image - from the marble palace to the transparent eco-skyscraper

Architectural researcher Hauke Horn from the University of Mainz is studying Frankfurt’s impressive skyline as part of his research work. In doing so, he comes across countless unique structures…

Architecture and Image - from the marble palace to the transparent eco-skyscraper
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 09/26/2018 | 1189 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Architecture as a visual medium

Episode 1: high-altitude euphoria - a stock-take in "Mainhatten"

More than any other German city, Frankfurt am Main – also known as Mainhattan in reference to New York’s most famous borough – is defined by its skyline. The origins of this development go back to…

high-altitude euphoria - a stock-take in "Mainhatten"
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 09/02/2018 | 3930 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Architecture as a visual medium

Höhenrausch - Bestandsaufnahme in "Mainhattan"

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The project
In postmodern societies communication has essentially been through images or visual artefacts and not just since the point of the much discussed “iconic turn”, as Gottfried Böhm termed it, but certainly to a greater extent since then. As a result, the iconic effect of architecture as a truly substantial component of visual culture is also the subject of renewed attention among developers. Thanks to their long and extensive experience of advertising, private commercial enterprises…