This is a brief, in-progress portfolio of design and research collaborations from the Project Studio of Ed Wall. Do get in touch if you would like to work with us or know more about our work.
Ed and Helena, from A Small Studio, collaborated to create an installation for this years A Few More Friends exhibition organised by ALL Design. Your Title Deed presented a series of stolen things with an illustrated title deed that re-appropriated what had previously been taken from us.
The Spring edition of Landscape, The Journal of the Landscape Institute, featured ten short essays on the near future of landscape. It was introduced by a quote from William Gibson, “The future’s already here: it’s just not evenly distributed”, and it featured a photo essay by Ed that illustrated the contrast between the planning, occupation and control of Paternoster Square in London. Authors of other articles included: Anna Minton, Ian Thompson, Ruth Olden, Eleanor Lawrence, Paul Campbell, Jon Hazlewood, Simon Bell, Paul Reynolds and Rob Holmes.
DOM publishers have recently released their book, “Infrastructural Urbanism. Addressing the In – Between”. This book features an essay by Ed exploring the relationship between large infrastructure and the public realm of the city.
Ed was invited by Prof. Daniel Zarza and his colleagues at Universidad de Alcalá to discuss concepts of informality in relation to the production of public space.
The conference series also included lectures: “Infraestructuras y naturaleza” by Ignacio Bisbal, Profesor Urbanismo UAH, “After the Crisis” by Jose Juan Barba,Profesor Urbanismo UAH, “Detroit Ghettos” by Camilo Vergara, Fotografo NYC, “Habitat Madrid” by Emilio Ontiveros, Profesor Urbanismo UAH, “Madrid Verde” by Manuel Aymerich, Profesor Urbanismo UAH, “Lynch`s form of the city” by Roger Simmonds, Profesor Urbanismo Oxford/Brookes