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PROJECTS AND PROCESSES

This is a brief, in-progress portfolio of design and research collaborations from the Project Studio of Ed Wall >>>

Published 11th September 2021

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22. Ways of Being Seen

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. >>>

Published 5th September 2021

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17. Valley Project

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. >>>

Published 9th May 2020

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21. The Landscapists

Description: The Landscapists is a project that aims to expand frames of landscape practices. It began as a commission to guest-edit an issue of Architectural Design and developed into a series of international seminars and public exhibition. >>>

Published 30th January 2020

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16. Incomplete Cartographies

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 >>>

Published 30th August 2018

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15. Testing-Ground

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. >>>

Published 30th August 2018

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14. Lubricity

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. >>>

Published 8th October 2013

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9. Machinist Landscape

Description: The Machinist Landscape is a competition proposal (LAGI 2011) for an installation in Fresh Kills Park (Staten Island NY). >>>

Published 30th August 2012

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7. Park Works

Description: Park Works is a shortlisted design proposal for the Parkitecture international competition >>>

Published 30th August 2011

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5. Roaming Forest

Description: The Roaming Forest is a project selected and developed for the Biennale of Landscape Urbanism: Timing 2010. >>>

Published 1st September 2010