JOURNAL Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou have been guest editors and contributors of the forthcoming TESTING-GROUND journal issue 02: Other Sides. The second issue of TESTING-GROUND journal will be launched on Thursday 27 June at the University of Greenwich as part of the London Festival of Architecture. To find out more details about the event follow the link
To the north, the Kyrenia mountain range rises behind Lefkosia, as if a mass of cloud will soon envelop the capital. However, there is a lonely, slightly precarious, object in its path. 360 Nicosia – soon to be Lefkosia’s tallest building. Standing proud, it boasts 34 large floors and unobstructed views of Cyprus’s mountain ranges
In a podcast with Leopold Lambert, Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos talked about the idea that the law is always present in a space to a matter of degree. “There are some environments where the law is absolutely thick, the presence of the law is so dense,like the court room as you probably know… In English courts you
Today, if you type ‘Marble Arch’ into your search bar, you will see a different story being projected on your screen. The island upon where the grand structure was placed is now ‘basecamp’ for Extinction Rebellion. There are at least three narratives that are converging at Marble Arch: the nationalist, the neoliberal and the rebellion.
Today’s call for the occupation of major junctions and public spaces in London (and around the world) saw protesters flood the streets. The possibility was opened, the crack was made, for individuals to make history – to allow for a new category of public space to emerge: a category that describes public space not as
JOURNAL Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou will be guest editors of the forthcoming TESTING-GROUND journal issue 02: Other Sides TESTING-GROUND: journal of landscapes, cities and territories, published at the University of Greenwich, is open for contributions for its second issue, Other Sides. ‘What resides on the other side can cause fear, concern, intrigue, delight and fascination. Neighbouring and
LINKED EXPLORATION A surreal adventure had by @gawanmac that entangles you with its fantastic photography and language! Follow the link below! I saw this on an OS map and couldn't not investigate. A place of worship symbol in the middle of bloody nowhere on the edge of a wood. It was a foggy, atmospheric day up
PROJECT IN THE BOOKS “Thin places,” the Celts call this space, Both seen and unseen, Where the door between the world And the next is cracked open for a moment And the light is not all on the other side. God shaped space. Holy. 1 1 Sharlande Sledge, “Thin Places.” Nonpublished TEAM MEMBERS Alex Ioannou Jens
CONCEPTUAL PROJECT “Psychologists call ‘liminal space’, a place where boundaries dissolve and we stand there, on the threshold, getting ourselves ready to move across limits of what we were into what we are to be.” “This space is betwixt and between”
CONCEPTUAL PROJECT ‘NKL 524’ aspires to formulate an urban intervention that produces a new form of public space using the Ioannou landscape architectural model.