Summary of Semester 1: Feedback + To Do

+Timeline and story of prison journey process + Playing/tarot cards (turning initial drawings I did into comic strips and making more to narrate the whole project) +Develop visual language of sound threshold +Map transitional spaces/services for rehabilitation and spatially travel distance/time taken from prisons to these services and chosen site +Map (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ctPWs1v6U7ReOS9MTZTWEqqFe2XTOIDd&usp=sharing = transform into drawing plan +Timeline…

Summary of Semester 1: Project Focus

Project Focus: HMP Wandsworth + Ex-Offenders Coherent argument against prison exclusion: Prisoners will eventually finish their sentences. By not being adequately prepared to go back into society worsens the existing divide between social classes; something that is present within the ‘class of wealth’ in Battersea. Conclusion of Social Issues: Housing prices biggest issue but real issue…

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‘Make it Cute, Make it Cute’

[Inspiration] Cute + Pleasure = Care & Protection, [thus] SURVIVAL Could this very ideal, help Architecture? Are cute clumsy cues, somehow the key to Architectural survival, growth and longevity? – lets put it to the test… ‘The Cute Factor’, coming to you, Winstanley & York Road Estate. Erwin Wurm – Precedent/Case study. Fat House Konrad…

Cross Review 30/01/18

Feedback Reflections   Next round, flip the order of presentation and start with proposal? Better integrate earlier work on Memory Room etc. Work towards compiling a collective memory of site Projected development of the area? Pedestrian streetscape upgrade Improved lighting along Ravenet Street arches to council estates Go back to site and find out about…

Revealing a Site

The site is situated at a crucial link between a dynamic North and an established community at South (consisting mostly of two to three stories terrace housing), having to balance between these forces or tension. There is an opportunity for public and civic minded intervention, to create a sense of place for a more connective future….

Moving on – Proposal

My proposal would be to recreate within the existing walls of Old Battersea House an ‘experiential experience’ of the property’s hidden historical layers. A concept that this research calls ‘A house within a house‘. What was this house before being a ‘private house’? How can the community relive its eras? Different tenants occupied this property,…