Well done group 1!
Their Exhibition in their own words.
The model consists of plaster and copper, finished with a collage of an OS map of the Lake District where the Merz Barn is situated. The map has geographical relevance to the site we have chosen, but also is reference to the Dada and Merz art movement, where collaging was a key aspect to create an almost chaotic appearance. The pavilion consists of a long winding vein through the landscape, leading up the terrain. For the public interacting with the pavilion the ultimate goal is to reach the peak of the hill, to get the full view of the valley and surrounding area.
However, a glass pane is placed at the end to prevent the user from reaching that goal; representing the restrictions facing rural communities, such as poor infrastructure. The pavilion is intended to be made from found and recycled materials, such as car parts and pylons. A quite literal response to the ‘broken’ infrastructure systems within the rural.
Posted 8 May 2018 06:27
In response to our trip to the Lake District, take a look at Hooke Park Rural studio. It is a designed as a place to think and create in the rural. Aspects enabling or restricting peoples ability to experience the rural is an important theme for our event. As the urban environment becomes more and more ubiquitous, places like Hooke Park become more and more important....
Posted 25 Apr 2018 15:12
Just helping out our collaborator with some manual labour around the Merz barn....
Posted 24 Apr 2018 16:42
Meet up in Windermere went off without a hitch.....
Posted 24 Apr 2018 16:04
Great to see everyone getting into the spirit of things at the end of week one!
Posted 22 Apr 2018 14:44
Great work from Rachel on Friday's working day
Posted 22 Apr 2018 13:22
Just to get you excited for the upcoming trip Ambleside, this is one the locations we will visit, High Tiberthwaite pass
Posted 18 Apr 2018 15:26
Just to get you excited for the upcoming trip Ambleside, this is one the locations we will visit, Cathedral Quarry!
Posted 18 Apr 2018 14:54
In preparation for the rest of the events program you may want to look into these authors and writings on DADA....
Schwitters in britan
Bradford r collins
Posted 18 Apr 2018 14:26
Exhibition Space Confirmed.
We'll be exhibiting your final designs on the 8th floor lobby. Expect to see unconventional collaborations of art & architecture in true Dada style very soon.
Posted 4 Apr 2018 10:55
Name: Marcus Yeomans
Graduated: University Of Liverpool
Work Experience: ASA + Atlas Industires
Yo. If you've ever seen a guy looking like a homeless Jesus walking around Benzie that is probably me and yes I am the Architectural Messiah. I like buildings that make a difference to people and can effect the communities they live in. I'll try to keep the sermons short.
Also I play keyboards.
Posted 12 Mar 2018 16:49