MARSEILLE: ECLAT[S] DU MYTHE | Marseille, France | Unit 21 | 2016 Click to see Design Realisation The compound identity of Marseille is an inextricable interweaving of myth, reality, seen and unseen – a modernist construct: the industrial revolution, the continuous flux of migration, its colonial past, and the turbulence caused by inequality have all contributed to the creation of a unique image of the ‘phocaean city’. Each of these temporal imprints inherits a modernism that was never
CALIBREUR DE LA JOLIETTE | Marseille, France | Unit 21 | 2016 Click to see Design Realisation My project, Calibreur de La Joliette, aims to ‘calibrate’ the proportion of spaces of various functions in the La Joliette neighbourhood in Marseille, France. Calibration is ‘the process of finding a relationship between two quantities that are unknown‘. My proposal aims to test out possibilities of city calibration at a local scale, as well
UN IMMEUBLE MEUBLE / A MOVABLE IMMOVABLE | Marseille, France | Unit 21 | 2016 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis Awarded The Bartlett School of Architecture Medal Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year work Approaches to conservation: Mutable values, fixed regulations The 1964 Venice Charter extended the previous notion of the “historical monument” to include “not only great works of art but also to more modest works of the
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.
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 energies, the rhythms established by the passing of time and loss of limits’ –
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 objects of intrigue and invention, that allow for the manual manipulation of processes within the gardens.
PANORAMA | London | Unit 21 | 2013 TROPICAL LANDSCAPE | Tremenheere Art Park, Penzance | Unit 21 | 2013 B[R]EACHING | Tangier, Morocco | Unit 21 | 2013 The Graphical Memoires of Alexandra Palace The designs explore the possibilities of physical, climatic and social manipulation in situations of varied environments. Project 01, The Graphical Memoires of Alexandra Palace, investigates the relationship of the visually apparent and the hidden views
Pavilion | Tremenheere Art Park, Cornwall | Unit 21 | 2013 Ibn Battuta Plaza | Tangier, Morocco | Unit 21 | 2013 Andrea Palladio intended his buildings to be proportionate, comfortable and useful. To this end he devised detailed principles of construction based on his study of Ancient Roman architecture, which he set out in his treatise ‘I Quattro Libri dell’Architettura.’ Palladio’s principles worked together to produce the elegant