ESSAY The essay ‘Public Space as Capability’ argues that it is at the margins of the global city – in places like Deptford – where openings occur that allow for a new form of public space to be produced.
PHYSICAL PROJECT Opportunities are created for the people of Deptford to ‘step out’ and contemplate the ‘urban text’ in which they live; to become ‘voyeurs’. To have ‘Pauses’ where they can identify, observe and experience the trialecticts, the ‘Dirty Reality’, that exists around them. Where they can gain a greater sense of communion between person
ESSAYS The essay ‘Placing Identity’ questions the contemporary status quo encountered in the landscape architectural profession. It opens a discussion about the interrelationship between identity, the designer and the landscape and its importance as a vital connection within the landscape architectural process. ‘Dirty Reality’ presents a new model which would expand the relationshs, processes and
PHYSICAL PROJECT FCPS* examines the spatiality of fish in Deptford, revealing the reciprocal nature of the city, and proposes a series of urban interventions that lead to a portion of Fish & Chips near Deptford Creek, encouraging the reproduction and re-imagining of social space. The journey starts with a newspaper mapping the way to a
On the 5th of March 2018 we will enter into an open conversation with Léopold Lambert, a licensed architect, writer and the editor-in-chief of The Funambulist, a cross-disciplinary bimestrial magazine that discusses the politics of space and bodies. He has lived in Honkong, New York and Bombay. Currently being based in between Paris and Philadelphia, he
On the 28th of February we had the honor to enter into an open conversation with Rosa Menkman, a dutch-born visual artist, curator and theorist who is currently being based in Berlin. Her work has been exhibited widely across the digital sphere as much as within physical spaces across the globe. The conversation was led
How does globalization affect the notion of the city? When has the global city emerged? What are the new elements introduce by the global economy? This course takes a critical look at globalization and its impacts on cities around the world. The first part of the course focuses on the ways transnational flows of trade,
Stills from Images of the World and the Inscription of War by Harun Farocki