Flint House

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Dairy House

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In Vitro

FILM In the Dark Hours of the SunIn Vivo – Chladni Plates BACKGROUND Foam glass is composed of millions of completely sealed glass cells. It was first proposed for construction by the Soviet scientist, Professor I.I.Kitaygorodskiy at the All-Union Conference on Standardization and Manufacture of New Construction Materials in Moscow, 1932, for being light-weight, rigid, […]

In Ictu Oculi – In the Blink of an Eye

RELATED LINKS download full guide INTRODUCTION BISHOP AUCKLAND Located in the town of Bishop Auckland in County Durham, England, Auckland Castle or Auckland Palace, also known as the Bishop’s Palace, is one of the best-preserved bishops’ palaces in Europe. It is a Grade I listed building that dates back to the 12th century. Previously a […]

A Boat Called Intolerance

FILM A Boat called Intolerance, directed by Tania Moreira David DESIGN CAST GLASS BLOCKS The cast glass blocks or teeth form a multifaceted strip along the gunnels, reflecting and animating images of the canal as the boat moves through the water; a skewed narrative or re-reading of the city. This developed through collaboration with glass […]

The Woodshed

INTRODUCTION The Wood Shed is the only survivor of a former complex of agricultural buildings in the South East of North Mymms Park, a Grade I listed mansion at the centre of a 700 acre park and farm land estate. The building sits at the north-west of a plot of just under a hectare, next […]

Focus House

STOVE AS FOCUS The Latin word focus means ‘hearth’ or ‘fireplace’. In the scientific Latin of the 17th century, the word became used to refer to the point at which rays of light, heat or sound converge. The hearth has historically been the symbolic warm core of a home. The language of stoves has developed […]

Avoiding Oblivion

RELATED CONTENT download full catalogue FILM see project film DESIGN The design was subject to all the constraints of temporary fair construction, within which the goal was ultimately to create a sense of deep time and permanence. Typically, temporary fairs are installed in less than a week, remain in place for as long, and are […]

Scanning Seti

RELATED CONTENT READBooklet – Two hundred years in the life of Seti EXPLOREVirtual tour of the tomb of Seti I3D video animation of the Sarcophagus of Seti I VIDEOhttps://vimeo.com/238533095Tour Scanning Seti from a smartphonePrinting skins and adding colourRe-materializing dataSqueezes, an invasive conservation technique Link to Factum website

Fidelio in the Gulag

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