2012

UNIT 1 – STAY UP

Fran Balaam & Christina Monteiro The next 30 years will see 32,000 new homes appear gradually in the barren wastelands of post-Olympics East London in the form of five ‘Legacy Neighbourhoods’. In the meantime, Interim Uses (the legitimisation of the … Continue reading

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UNIT 2 – BODY BUILDING

Nacho Martin & Manuel Collado The Olympics produce a global contagion of the benefits of sport and the need to get our bodies in shape. However, the role of architecture in these events is limited to a spectacular but fat … Continue reading

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UNIT 3 – REVISITING THE FUN PALACE

Jorgen Tandberg & Umberto Bellardi Ricci with Stephen Gill The East London Olympics ground was once imagined to be the site of Cedric Price’s Fun Palace; a building of complete flexibility, responding to all of its inhabitants’ wishes, a ‘laboratory … Continue reading

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UNIT 4 – POP UP CITY

Shaelena Morley & Manijeh Verghese To live in London is a question of pace. Here today, gone tomorrow, the city is constantly changing to the point where if you listen closely you might almost hear the thrum of its vibrant … Continue reading

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UNIT 5 – PERIPHERY PARTY

Mark E. Breeze, Dolores V. Ruiz, Juanjo Ruiz, Eduardo Rega, Beatriz Villanueva, Francisco J. Casas This unit will investigate mechanisms of participation, action and discussion as tools for spatial transformation and design. Our proposal will be a laboratory of participatory … Continue reading

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DAY 1 – INTRODUCTIONS

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PRESENTATIONS & REVIEWS

Pics from the interim presentation.

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PARTY IN THE PARK

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FORMAT with SHUMON BASAR

FORMAT ISSUE 2 4 July – 17 July 2012 Format, the summer live-magazine that looks at the shapes that discourse takes, returns for its second issue. Mixing anecdote with analysis, seminars with screenings, 2012′s themes will include Chat Show, Cover … Continue reading

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