URBAN PLAYGROUND | Berlin | Unit 21 | 2012
The Urban Playground was designed to challenge the typical understanding of the playground’s role in an urban context and redefine it as a space where ‘play’ can encompass all urban dwellers, not simply children.
Inspired by the children’s book Harold and the Purple crayon, the [...]
THE THEATRICAL LANDSCAPE | Berlin | Unit 21 | 2012
This project has sought to define an architecture of the view. This has been explored via the three characteristic viewing techniques displayed by the protagonists of Richard Wagner’s opera ‘Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg’: empathetic, fragmented and unified viewing.
Each of these is brought to [...]
BERLIN ARTSPARK |Berlin | Unit 21 | 2012 |
Awarded Distinction in Design
‘Intervention in the existing city, in its residual spaces, in its folded interstices can no longer be comfortable or effacious in the manner postulated by the modern movement’s official model of enlightened tradition…[but rather through attention to continuity] of the flows, [...]
THE OPTICAL PARK | Berlin | Unit 21 | 2012
“We have attempted to present interior reality and exterior reality as two elements in process of unification, of finally becoming one” – André Breton
The project was initiated by carrying out a series of analogue photographic experiments to explore the idea [...]
MUSEUM OF OPTICS | London | Unit 21 | 2011
‘On the last night of the nine-day boat journey, he makes a thorough mystical preparation when he hears thecaptain announce, “Gentlemen! Tomorrow at dawn, we will see the first minarets of Istanbul.” Passenger De Amicissleeps little, goes to the deck as soon as [...]
TagsAlice Ara Güler Architecture Blur Bosphorus Buyukada Cartography Demetrios Kaloumenos Dissolving Fog Fog Harvesting Golden Horn Havanna Illusion Istanbul Pogrom Istiklal Caddesi Laser cutting Lewis Carrol Looking Glass Malecon Mechanical City Mechanical Theatre Melancholy Monument Museum Optics Orhan Pamuk Panoramic Parametric Performance Photography Pleasure Gardens Portmanteau Refraction River Thames Rumlar Rum Yetimhane Shadow Shunt SLS 3D Printing Sopot Street Theatre Viaduct Waterscape Zoomscape