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 [...]
THE ENGELBECKENGARTEN | Berlin | Unit 21 | 2012
Awarded the Ambrose Poynter Prize for Distinguished Work in Diploma Thesis
Die Engelbeckengärten, The Engelbeckengärten, a community agricultural gardens was designed to provide the infrastructure that enables a social framework to be developed by the local residents and users, over time.
Within the landscape, we find [...]
URBAN THEATRE | London | Unit 21 | 2009
A proposal to redevelop a strip of high street in north-west London. A tripartite building programme refers to characteristics developed from three of the main protagonists in the novel White Teeth by Zadie Smith which is set in the locality.
THEATRICAL PLEASURE GROUND ISTANBUL | Istanbul | Unit 21 | 2011
Located on the old site of the great Byzantium Cemetery in Istanbul. A series of models exploring the physical and non physical create a time-based landscape, that is part natural, part technological. The landscape comprises of theatrical machines that are split into three time-based [...]
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