Work Carpenters Estate

The Brief A process-led project that focuses on the building and use of two temporary structures in Deptford – one static, one mobile – and their documentation / publication / distribution. The project centres around a counter-mapping exercise of Deptford; an intervention into the physical landscape of the neighbourhood in a way which redefines, re-inscribes […]

RESEARCH _ ARCHIVE Daniela Brahm

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]   Daniela Brahm   zur Flashversion Kontakt contact: Daniela Brahm Gottschedstrasse 4 Aufg.4 D – 13357 Berlin   e-mail: studio(at)danielabrahm.de     represented by: Mirko Mayer Gallery, Cologne www.mirkomayer.com SOUP Biographie CV *1966       Düsseldorf / DE 1988/95   Studies Hochschule der Künste, Berlin 1991        ERASMUS Scholarship, Beaux Arts Marseilles / FR 1993        Diploma 1994/95   […]

Yona Friedman

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Yona Friedman Individual – Paris, France   Yona Friedman is a Hungarian-French architect and theorist whose utopian projects deal with issues of urban planning, infrastructure and the empowerment of the user. In 1958 Friedman published his manifesto, Architecture Mobile, for a new type of citizen free from the strictures of work through the growing […]

Women’s Design Service

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Women’s Design Service Organisation – London, United Kingdom 1984 onwards www.wds.org.uk Women’s Design Service (WDS) was set up in London in 1984 as a worker’s co-operative dedicated to improving the built environment for women. Its initial members were working for the Greater London Council (GLC) as part of Support Community Building Design (a community […]

Whole Earth Catalog

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Whole Earth Catalog Publication – Menlo Park, California, United States 1968 – 1972 www.wholeearth.com Published regularly between 1968 and 1972, the Whole Earth Catalog listed products, such as books, maps, specialist journals, camping equipment, tools and machinery, alongside methods for building, planting and specialist articles on topics ranging from organic farming, resource depletion, solar […]

Vernacular and craft

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Vernacular and craft-based design Concept – Various   There are a number of younger architects addressing issues of sustainable living and construction through combining vernacular techniques with contemporary design technologies. Most of this work is based in countries of the global South and in deprived neighbourhoods, taking a participative approach that utilises local skills […]