English translation: compressed/condensed urban silhouette...
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20:13 Jul 8, 2002
German to English translations [PRO] Architecture / Architecture
German term or phrase:verkürzt darbietende Stadtsilhouette
I need help in figuring out what is meant by "verkürzt etc" here:
können damit auf eine kleinste Dimension reduziert werden, um den
Blick auf die aus Schrägsicht sich *verkürzt darbietende Stadtsilhouette*
nicht zu verstellen.
Explanation: I'm not sure I know an elegant way to express this in English, but this refers to a distortion due the viewing angle. If you look at things from an angle, they appear shorter than they actually are. So, from an angle, you'd see a somewhat condensed or compressed view of the town.