Monday, March 7, 2016

Construction Save

You're probably sick of the construction site saga that I have posted here. After four futile attempts to build their structure, the builders have finally turned to the best solution: custom-designed engineering that fits different parts together into one integral structure. This is "C.A.S.E.," or Computer Aided Software Engineering." Nowadays it's probably everywhere, computers working to direct other computers. In 1994 it was just getting started. As you see here, a skilled workman from "C.A.S.E." applies software hardware putty to the hole for the beam. When dry and cured, this inbuild will fit exactly with the upright beam. Meanwhile, everybody who used to work here has been let go as all the jobs in the offices were outsourced to India and the Philippines. They didn't know anything about that in 1994, either.

Ink on illustration board, 6 1/2" x 8 1/2", spring 1994.

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