2013

UNIT 1 – I WANT YOUR ROOF

Mark E. Breeze & Dolores V. Ruiz The unit will examine how the forgotten and unused spaces of the city can provide both a solution to a problem, and a new necessary model of urban development. This is tine to … Continue reading

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UNIT 2 – LONDON’S ARK-ITECTURE

Manijeh Verghese, Elena Palacios Carral & Madeleine Kessler The three-week summerschool will follow the journey of the ark. Pairs of students will come together to build its outer structure; travel to other cultures in order to research spaces created by … Continue reading

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UNIT 3- A MUSEUM OF RAIN

Jeffrey Smith, Doug Rice & Robert Horton As Londoners come to grips with the impact of global climate change on their city, perhaps new site and new building programs can be created which explore the spatial, three dimensional, and aesthetic … Continue reading

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UNIT 4 – WATER: A LOVE STORY

Jon Lopez and Sylvie Taher Somewhere in the development of our modern lives, we lost the romance of water. Water has became part of the infrastructure, it is like the tube system. It is there, we are heavily dependent on … Continue reading

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UNIT 5- INVERSE LONDON

Arantza Ozaeta & Álvaro Martín What would happen if the map of the city is inverted: land will be water and water will be land? London would be a waterland, composed by a minimum tongue of land and a vast … Continue reading

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FORMAT WITH SHUMON BASAR 2013

Issue 3 2—12 July 2013 FORMAT is ‘live magazine’ looking at the shapes that discourse takes. Running in parallel to the AA Summer Architecture School, Issue 3 will talk about talking, show what it means to show something, and present … Continue reading

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PRESENTATIONS & CONVERSATIONS

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PARTY IN THE PARK!

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