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. . POST-WAR OPTIMISM . . IN COLOMBO.

Design as Politics „We the People“ Mentors: Rajan V. Ritoe Wouter Vanstiphout Engbert van der Zaag Exam Committee: Henri van Bennekom 05.07.2013 P5 presentation Evelien van Winsen

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. . METHODOLOGY STEP 1: EXPLORE & DECIDE

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STEP 2: ANALYSE AND POSITION

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STEP 3: DESIGN

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STEP 4: PRESENT

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-18%

-17%

21% -11%

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-14%

5% 20%

-13% 27% -6%

square 3200 m2

16%

tea

fruit trees

tea house herbs lion shelter 1400 m2 coffee

palms

situation 1:500

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. . CHALLENGE

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POLITICS DESIGN DESIGN AS POLITICS Politics

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POLITICS Politics

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. . sri lanka

Politics

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. . Marine drive

Politics

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. . progressive democracy

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. . kings of ceylon

Politics

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. . 1505: THE portuguese

Politics

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. . 1665: The Dutch

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. . 1796: The british

Politics

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. . 1983 - 2009: civil war

Politics

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. . 1983 - 2009: civil war

Politics

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. . Galle Face

Politics

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. . Buddhist Columns

Politics

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. . 1983 - 2009: civil war

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. . pres. mahinda rajapaksa

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. . war crimes?

Channel 4 documentary Killing Fields (2012) and The Times (30.05.2009)

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. . popularity president

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. . oppressive democracy

#162 OUT OF 179 COUNTRIES

World Press Freedom Map, Reporters Without Borders (2013)

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. . URBAN TRANSFORMATION

GOTABAYA RAJAPAKSA; MINISTER OF.. URBAN TRANSFORMATION..

.. AND DEFENSE Politics

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. . CONFLICT

dear investors how can we serve you?

the common man

the common man

COLOMBO

1% richest and business Politics

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. . NEOLIBERALISATION

is this the city we want?

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. . challenge

Politics

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DESIGN Design | P.26/68


. . LOCATION

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. . POLITICAL PUBLIC SPACE

Direct Democracy - 1291

Tiananmen Square - 1989

Speakers‘ Corner - since 1872

Taksim Square - 2013

Occupy Wall Street - 2011

Puerta del Sol - 2011

El-Tahrir Square - 2011

Forum Romanum - 700 v Chr.

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socialist republic

. . TIANANMEN SQUARE

Tiananmen Square Beijing (CHINA) Âą20.000.000 440.000m2

decision making

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debates recreation protests ceremonies activation

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public transport monument religion recreation politics education

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50 m

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. . TAHRIR SQUARE decision making debates recreation protests ceremonies activation

representative democracy El-Tahrir cairo (EGYPT) Âą8.000.000

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public transport monument religion recreation politics education

50.000m2

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50 m

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. . GENERIC CHARACTERISTICS

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representative democracy political public space colombo (sri lanka) 600.000

0,006 - 0,5 m2/600.000

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Tahrir Square example: 3750 m2 open space

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. . AMBIGUOUS PROGRAM GENERIC recreation education discussion activation protest SPECIFIC tropical climate Sri Lankan culture local materials

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. . TZOOM-IN

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100 m

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. . TBUILDING ENSEMBLE

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. . TBUILDING ENSEMBLE

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. . TBUILDING ENSEMBLE

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. . TBUILDING ENSEMBLE

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. . ZONING

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. . ROUTE & FUNCTIONS

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. . PROGRAM

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. . ENTRANCE

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. . AUDITORIUM + LIBRARY

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. . BOTANICAL GARDEN

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. . MULTIMEDIA LAB

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. . CLIMATE

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natural ventilation with solar chimney

Main wind direction -

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Natural ventilation

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Sun direction

cooling with concrete core activation + heat pump

at auditorium: fast supplementary airconditioning Shade

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. . TSRI LANKAN CULTURE

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. . MATERIALIZATION

Single glazing

Wooden window frames

Ventilation screen

Connection detail Brickwork

Concrete - in situ

vertical detail scale 1:5

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. . BUILDING SEQUENCE

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. . BUILDING SEQUENCE

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. . BUILDING SEQUENCE

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. . BUILDING SEQUENCE

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. . BUILDING SEQUENCE

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. . BUILDING SEQUENCE

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. . DESIGN

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DESIGN AS POLITICS Design as Politics | P.55/68


. . I. THE SCALE OF PROTEST vs ARCHITECTURE graffiti > 1 m2

pop concert > 250 m2

hunger strike 10 m2 speakers corner 25 m2

protest march > 500 m2

teach-in 100 m2

m2 media statement > 3750 m2

petition 5 m2 sit-in 25 m2

blogging 0,5 m2

graffiti 1-5

protest dance > 50 m2

tent camp > 250 m2

pop concert > 1.000

hunger strike 1-10 speakers corner ± 25

teach-in ± 200

road block > 10

petition thousands

media statement ± 15.000

sit-in ± 25 blogging 1

road block > 500 m2

protest dance ± 100

protest march > 1.000

tent camp > 10 Design as Politics | P.56/68


. . SPEAKERS CORNER corner 25 m2

1-25

Hyde Park, London

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. . LECTURES 200 m2

25-200

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. . DEMONSTRATION

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. . II. GUIDING TOWARDS ACTIVISM

recreation

education

activation

discussion

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. . III. ORNAMENTAL TRIGGERS

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. . PLANTS

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. . ANIMALS

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. . ULTIMATE RECONSILIATION

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. . CHARACTERS

ෆ්රීදොම්

சுதந்திரம் ෆ්රීදොම්

சுதந்திரம்

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. . OPTIMAL CIRCUMSTANCES

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. . POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

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. . EXPLOITATION

Post-War Optimism in Colombo  

Graduation Presentation Evelien van Winsen Mentor team: Rajan V. Ritoe, Wouter Vanstiphout and Engbert van der Zaag Date of Graduation 05-07...

Post-War Optimism in Colombo  

Graduation Presentation Evelien van Winsen Mentor team: Rajan V. Ritoe, Wouter Vanstiphout and Engbert van der Zaag Date of Graduation 05-07...

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