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By Mari Hvattum

Utilizing key texts by means of the German architect and theorist Gottfried Semper, Mari Hvattum deals a reinterpretation of historicism, seen as a philosophical outlook in addition to an architectural challenge. Hvattum specializes in Semper's significant issues: an knowing of the ontological importance of paintings and structure, and their rendering as gadgets of clinical research and prediction. She makes use of Semper's idea as a way to deal with the inherent difficulties of historicist suggestion and its endured effect on glossy architectural discourse.

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