Spatiality, Temporality, Materiality

The second term’s brief for Experimentation & Communication is an extension of the mapping analysis conducted in term one. I chose to focus on the former Siemens telegraph cable factory, built in 1863 and currently in disrepair ahead of its £200m redevelopment into a ‘creative urban village’. On visiting the site, the layers of peeling history and emerging future are extremely tangible and the tall facades of the beautiful old factory buildings are impressive.

Project Completion: May 2017

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Visualising spatiality and temporality on a derelict industrial site in New Charlton
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Layers of decaying history representing temporality | 3mm acrylic
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Layers of history peeled away
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Foundations of temporality | originally printed on trace paper
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Analysis of materiality | 3d printed resin, flora preserved in clear resin, samples sourced on site


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