Description: Ways of being seen explores landscapes held in tension by a 100ft monument in the Scottish Northeast Highlands. The monument to the First Duke of Sutherland commemorates a man who presided over one of the most contested Highland Clearances of the nineteenth century. During this time populations were forcibly displaced to make way for sheep farming and new infrastructures were inscribed across the landscape.
Description: The Valley Project is an exploration of Patrick Geddes valley section as a tool for analysis and speculation of future urban landscapes. Extending beyond what Geddes termed ‘natural occupations’, the project proposes that the framework of the valley section be adapted to analyse other relations with land, from historic forms to future urbanisations.
Description: The Landscapists explores expanding fields of landscape. It began as a commission for Ed Wall to guest-edit an issue of Architectural Design (Wiley 2020) and was developed further through a series of international seminars and a public exhibition. The Landscapists involved almost 100 leading international landscape researchers, designers, artists, and scientists who have shared their unique landscape practices.
Description: Incomplete Cartographies is an approach to design that embraces the collective formation and open-endedness of situated landscape conversations. The approach has been developed from the Itineraries and Cartographies workshop at the London School of Economics/New York University NYLON conference
Description: TESTING-GROUND is an independent design research journal focused on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities, and territories. It provides a platform to critique established urban theory and a place to investigate emerging architectural, political, and ecological concepts. The focus of each issue emerges from collaborative workshops which explore specific ideas and concerns.
Description: Lubricity was one of five proposals commissioned by the Architecture Foundation and Royal Academy to explore London As It Could Be Now: New Visions for the Thames. Responding to a project and exhibition of works by the architect Richard Rogers titled London As It Could Be, Lubricity imagines a contrasting future that questions future work, architectural forms, and urban centres.