BR – Scenario and Programme update

I have been working on developing the scenario and programme in response to the existing conditions that I analysed with my previous drawings (see previous post). Preliminary programme and scenario It’s only the very beginnings, so I will be developing it further before Thursday.

Chora – ‘Public Spaces’

Chora’s book ‘Public Spaces‘ follows the preceding tome ‘Urban Flotsam’, and is a self stated application of the notions developed in that book… “The proliferation of the use of public space increasingly gives form to society…a search for a combination of form andoperational device that together create architectural space and quality. This combination provides a link between architectural space and urban, social dynamics.” ‘Public … Continue reading

Intervention [JM] – Shelter

Pre-Christmas intervention task: My work focused on Hackney Wick’s feeling of ‘otherness.’ As a place, it is full of ‘other’ spaces; marginal land where ownership, rights and appropriation are manifest in ambiguous and multiple ways. These places include some of the yards, derelict factories and left-over strips of land next to the canal, railway and … Continue reading

AH_ FIELD OF CODE

Protection / Conservation: – The use of barriers, physical and non-physical, active and symbolic. – The implementation of barriers as a means of conserving vulnerable communities / fragile situations and to enable clandestine activities. Thresholds: – Specific behaviours relating to the crossing and controlling of thresholds – knocking, waiting, greeting, the doorbell [announcing / warning], … Continue reading

HS_field of codes

Social_ Behavioral_political_economical_ownership[territory]   A way in At the moment, there’s a cluster of loose threads of ideas in my head which I’m struggling to summaries into one paragraph…but the keywords that are jumping out at the moments are boundaries, temporality, transient, ownership, verticality and imagery… From our initial site visit, it was apparent that there … Continue reading

BR – FIELD OF CODE (29/11)

I’m interested in looking at these 5 broad codes: 1. social        2. political        3. ethical        4. economic       5. work …..with a particular eye on the existing transient communities (artists, travellers and construction workers) and future transient communities eg.visitors to the olympics.

JM – Field of Code (29/11)

My (current) ‘field’ of code or interest is as follows. (I’m not entirely sure they are all codes as such; some might be effects or causes. Perhaps this is more of a field of thematic interest, but its a stepping stone at least!) fear + environment political citizenship ownership (+ social / behavioural / agency … Continue reading

The Interventionists

Alex Villar, Craig Balwin, The Biotic Baking Brigade, God Bless Graffiti Coalition, The Reverend Billy and Valerie Tevere are amongst artists that has their work published in the book ‘The interventionists’ which Sam V mentioned on thursday. The book showcases several provocative artists that created a series of intervention and actions to challenge/react to different level … Continue reading