James Simcock

ANAMORPHIC THREE SMITHS STATUE | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 INVENTING MEMORY | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Awarded Distinction for Thesis & Merit for Design Click to see Thesis    Anamorphic Three Smiths Statue: Deconstruction of a War Memorial   The twentieth century has shown an unprecedented confidence in the building of war memorials to resist the decay of memory, and yet their record of

Fernanda Mugnaini

THE IMPOSSIBLE GALLERY | London, England | Unit 21 | 2015 Click to see Design Realisation The concept was conceived by using lines from the existing site light studies to generate enclosures and boundaries for the impossible Gallery proposal. The gallery is only made by slits, there are no windows on this narrow and long building. This simple method distinguishes the outline of the entire figure and abstracts the stance

Sarish Younis Y4

Sarish Younis

THE BARBICAN PLAYHOUSE | London, England | Unit 21 | 2015 Click to see Design Realisation Theatrical performances to an extent have became the ideal means to capture and convey the diverse interest of time and place. The Barbican Underground Train Station history has evolved from being a tavern where Shakespeare had once resided and was neighbouring of known Golden Lane Fortune Theatre, to ruins of Aldersgate Street Station where

Katie Walmsley

SHUNT  THEATRE | London | Unit 21 | 2009 Awarded Distinction for Design & the Fitzroy Robinson Prize for Drawing   “In another moment Alice was through the looking glass, and had Jumped lightly down into the looking glass room.” Lewis Carrol A new home for Shunt, a London based modern theatre company, who blur the lines between art and performance. The scheme is has a dual program, it consists

Gabriel Lee

MUSEUM OF OPTICS | London | Unit 21 | 2011   ‘On the last night of the nine-day boat journey, he makes a thorough mystical preparation when he hears thecaptain announce, “Gentlemen! Tomorrow at dawn, we will see the first minarets of Istanbul.” Passenger De Amicissleeps little, goes to the deck as soon as he sees the faint light heralding dawn and curses in disillusionment,for there is fog. But the

I Ju Cheng

Desire-Land  | MArch GAD | 2011 Awarded Distinction in Design Desire-Land, Simulation of Hyper-Reality Reflection The Project is originated to examine the world in the reflected image as a virtual output built on human’s desire according to the Mirror Stage theory of Lacan (1953). The mirror image serves as a bridge between the mind and the reality world. Thus, the scene in the mirror could be seen as a representation

Ayaka Suzuki

PLACE-MAKING | Berlin | Unit 21 | 2012 Digital communication is an absolute necessity for the fast-moving  society of today. It provokes real events that then feed back into the virtual domain; the communicative data of the physical environment is constantly altered and multiplied.  Project I is an investigation into the eviction of the collective housing residents in Berlin. The chain reaction of protests, with live uploads of videos and comments

Eleanor Hedley

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 fore in turn during the three acts of the performance and is used to inform

Hong Hew

PANORAMA | London | Unit 21 | 2013 PAVILION | Tremenheere Art Park, Penzance | Unit 21 | 2013 FOLKLORE MUSEUM | Tangier, Morocco | Unit 21 | 2013 The Pavilion of Manufactured Experience and The Museum of Folklore This year’s project begins with an exploration to study the relationship between motion and perception experience using a panorama. Our movement in space defines the views we see, and our means