While architecture in the material world has caught up to the future, the art of visualizing structures has flourished because of the growing efficiency of digital design platforms. Self-described CGI artists, 3D artists, imaginary architects, and digital creators are the new vanguards of the future’s veneer. Digital creation allows for an intensity of colour or an unreal lack thereof, all set in realistic worlds distinct from our own. Buckminster Fuller once said, “you never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete,” and these artists are certainly dreaming up new models for new worlds.
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