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architectural models

Models like abstract machines

The model is a map,

a spatio-temporal abstraction,

which rejects any formal distinction between content and expression, which rejects any formal distinction between content and expression,

diagram, as a model is an instrument of reasoning, of thinking.

an abstract machine, it is the intermediate condition between image and presence,

which does not necessarily exist a priori in any project

and  it has no fixed relationship to form, function, and history.

MIES VAN DER ROHE PAVILION

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MIES 1926​