To explore notions related to the act of remembering (memory) as a primary activity in design; second,to allow the participants to involve themselves with concepts of urban mapping in order to develop a sense of urban awareness part of urban design strategies; third, to provide the participants with the opportunity of exploring the fascinating relationship among phenomenology, literature, design, and place-making activities, developing parallel related design strategies; finally, to provide the participants the opportunity and challenge to design and construct a project on a one to one scale that will allow a thorough exploration of construction and tectonic aspects.
Framing the ordinary…..Designing for the discovery of the ordinary….with our senses....all except sight....
Roaming through known and/or unknown parts of the city’s downtown, during the day or/and night. Seeking to discover its mysteries by drifting in its midst. Touch, hear, look, smell, taste and… Record. Concentration on the discovery of the ordinary and its possible marvelous qualities.
Graffiti conceptualized, Mark Rothko influenced sensorial device - with emphasis on the haptic sense.
- a three-week project
Status: School Project