Nanna Verhoeff

Interfaces of Media Architecture

1Approaching Media Architecture

In my contribution I want to approach media architecture – specifically media façades and urban screens – as urban interfaces. In particular, I want to do justice to the social (“inter”) and dynamic (“-ing”) aspect of interfacing: in time – “historical”, temporary, and processual – and place – located, positioning, communicating. When departing from the question of “access” – the question raised by this book series – inmy consideration of the specificities of media architecture, I wish to combine two perspectives. On the one hand, I consider the medium-specificity of architecture, and on the other, the architectural specificity of location-based and public forms of ...

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