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Some place between organic and digital architecture

Plasma Studio

Plasma Studio was founded in London by Eva Castro and Holger Kehne in 1999. In 2002, they were joined by Ulla Hell. These turn-of-the-century years were marked by the waning of the optimism of the Nineties, embodied by the architecture of Frank O. Gehry (the Bilbao Guggenheim was inaugurated in 1997), Zaha Hadid (her LFOne/Landesgartenschau in Weil am Rhein is dated 1999), Rem Koolhaas (the Floriac house was built in 1998), Daniel Libeskind (the Berlin Jewish Museum was opened in 1998), and Bernard Tschumi (the Exhibition Park and Zénith in Rouen date from 2000) and the first rumblings of the economic and ideological crisis we know today. It was also a time when much thought was being given to digital techniques and landscape architecture. On the digital front, these were the years when it was realised that software programs could do much more than just speed up traditional...

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