[Tagging] Postindustrial Castle

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 18:49:47 UTC 2015

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> Am 15.10.2015 um 11:07 schrieb John Willis <johnw at mac.com>:
> Hearst castle is a very imposing and dominating structure. It was styled somewhat as a castle (good imagery in google street view) Hearst was also a powerful figure - but was it a seat of dominance over the land? A home to political power?  A place to defend the leaders from attack? Nope.

at least the intention was to build a castle, the typology is copying
from castles, Hearst ruled an imperium (of publishing), he organized
impressive receptions, held formal dinners, etc. --- for me the
meaning of castle as you describe it would not have to be stretched


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