Casting Quantum Shingle | Dungeness, UK | Unit 21 | 2021 The dynamic shingle landscape of Dungeness is new and charged with energy, pushed and pulled by geomorphic processes and experimental technologies that populate the flat terrain. The boundless sky and infinite horizon plane form a datum against which the changing climate and landscape are measured. Two Nuclear Power Stations stand on the edge of the landscape, protected from the
The Blue | Dungeness, UK | Unit 21 | 2021 The Blue is a film park that consists of multiple film galleries and filmmaker residencies that create a place of pilgrimage for Derek Jarman, a filmmaker who lived in Dungeness between 1986-1994. The project spatialises ‘Jarmanesque’ qualities architecturally in a filmic way that captures the relationship between time and landscape. Jarman developed a deep blue field of vision before his
Rendering the Dungeness Percept | Dungeness, UK | Unit 21 | 2021 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis The iconic image of Dungeness – the totemic object sited within a barren landscape – is synonymous with the mechanistic production of the Architectural Photograph. Disseminated by sites such as The Modern House and Dezeen, the imagery shapes our collective understanding of the place, imposing a romanticised fiction upon a
Guerrilla Film Festival | Dungeness, UK | Unit 21 | 2021 A proposed film festival is located on the boarder of the Dungeness estate. The project speculates on the complex issues of ownership within Dungeness. A guerrilla film Festival challenges authorship of the filmic medium, relating film to the physicality of space. The typical segmented typology of a film festival is challenged. In a post pandemic future where the consumption
The Observer Effect | Brighton, UK | Unit 21 | 2021 In physics, the observer effect is the disturbance of an observed system by the act of observation. This is often the result of instruments that, by necessity, alter the state of what they measure in some manner. This project attempts to embrace the uncertainties of observation through developing frameworks that transform records of everyday presence into a spatial form.
The Continuous Sea-Wall | Dymchurch, UK | Unit 21 | 2021 Awarded Distinction for Design The Continuous Sea-Wall is a proposal for an inhabitable section of coastline in Dymchurch, Kent. Occupying the boundary between land and sea, the scheme is comprised of a public esplanade, a fish & chip shop, a slot machine arcade, and a terrace of almshouses. Building upon a fascination with lighthouses, the Esplanade occupies a similar