Mental time travel comprises the mental
reconstruction of personal events from the
past and the mental construction of possible
events in the future.
- Thomas Suddendorf and Michael
in Mental time travel and the evolution of the human
mind, Genetic, Social, and General Psychology
the capital of
Archiving the models allowed architects to
keep the traces of creativity […]; dearchiving them meant they could rediscover
those traces of design invention that time
had left intact.
- Albena Yaneva
Made by the Oﬃce for Metropolitan Architecture: an ethnography of design, 2009, page 65
The biggest part of our work [...] disappears
automatically. [...] But you can't look at
these designs as waste. They're ideas; they
will survive in books.
- Rem Koolhaas
We're Building Assembly-Line Cities and Buildings, Der Spiegel 2011
OMA book machine