Habitat Machines: Tomorrow's Architecture From Yesterday's Appliances

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At first you see buildings of tomorrow, set on bleak plots of land against bleak skies. But then you notice the coffee pots. And the bathroom scales. And the meat grinders, the electric razors, the cake tins, the cheese graters and, well, you tell me. This is not a Photoshop contest, these are actual sculptures wittily erected by artist David Trautrimas for an exhibit entitled Habitat Machines opening next week at Toronto's Le Gallery. There's another haunting image below, and a few more over at Dezeen. Now I gotta go hack open my Kitchen-Aid stand mixer, to see if I can't just show the world Wilsonberg 2028. [Dezeen]

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Ummm, fake. Now maybe my reading comprehension is either at a level far above Mr. Rothman's or far below, but here are some excerpts from the original link:

"...In 'Habitat Machines' David Trautrimas' photo-based architecture..."

So, what is photo-based, in this context it would seem to me to be photo's.

"...Then, by dramatic distortion of scale and context..."

Again, this to me implies some kind of image manipulation. So, if my spin on the original link is sub-par, than my apologies, else rewrite this article.

So, did a little research and I'm pretty sure my original take is correct.

[le-gallery.ca]