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        • The Model as a Plan
          A Monument to Scientific Error

        Abstract
        Geers reflects on the position of the model within the development of an architectural project. By elaborating on the issue of convertibility between content and form, the article parallelizes, on an abstract level, the cinematographic novel Donogoo Tonka of the French writer Jules Romains, the architecture of John Hejduk and the installations of the artist Matt Mullican. All of which form parables about the sequential relation between a plan and a model, which is related to the issue of process and result, reality and imagination in the architecture of Hejduk. This article describes Hejduk’s aim to create a parallel reality using models in order to distance oneself from the real world. 
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        Citation
        Geers, K. (2011). The Model as a Plan. A Monument to Scientific Error. Models. The Idea, the Representation and the Visionary, OASE, (84), 62–66. Retrieved from https://www.oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/84/TheModelAsAPlan

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