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CONTENTS

MASTERPLAN

1 -1 1

LIGHTINGSTUDIES

1 2 -1 8

CONCEPTUALMODELS

1 9 -2 7

INFLUENCES

2 8-3 7

MANIFESTO

3 8-4 1

HIDDENAGENDAS

4 2 -5 2


MASTERPLAN. . .


LIVERPOOL LIFE RADIATES FROM THE CITY CENTRE WITH BOLD STREET AND CHURCH STREET BEING THE MOSTVIBRANT.CENTRALSTATIONISSITUATEDATTHE HEARTOFTHECITYPROVIDINGACRUCIALTRANSPORT LINKTOTHESURROUNDINGAREAS.EVERY1 0MINUTES BRINGS ANOTHER INFLUX OF PASSENGERS,A NEW INGREDIENTTOADDTOTHEMIX.ITISTHISCONSTANT FLOW OF PEOPLE THAT MAKES THIS AREA OF LIVERPOOLSOSUCCESSFUL.INDEPENDENTSHOPSARE THEBACKBONEOFBOLDSTREETANDDOTTEDBETWEEN THERETAILOUTLETSAREMANYBOUTIQUECAFESAND MULTICULTURAL RESTAURANTS.IT ISTHISMIX OF CULTURES AND BELIEFS THAT KEEPS LIVERPOOL ALIVE.


AGRAPHICALREPRESENTATIONOFTHEPEDESTRIAN FLOWDURINGPEAKTIMESDEMONSTRATESTHESHEAR VOLUME OF PEOPLE THAT POPULATE LIVERPOOL’ S MAIN HIGH STREETS.PEOPLE FILTER THROUGH THE SIDESTREETSOFBOLDSTREETANDCHURCHSTREET AND CONGREGATE AT THE MAIN CROSS ROADS ADJACENT TOCENTRAL STATION.BOLD STREET HAS BENEFITTEDFROM BEINGPARTLYPEDESTRIANISED THUSREDUCINGTHE AMOUNT OF PARKED VEHICLES AND PROVIDING A SAFER ROUTE FOR USERS.WHAT BOLD STREET LACKS IS ‘ STOP OFF’POINTS AND PLACES TO RELAX NOT TOO DISSIMILAR TO THE PIAZZASOFROME.


THE TRAFFICAROUND THE SITE HASBEEN REDUCED DUE TO THE INTRODUCTION OF BUS ONLY ROUTES. RENSHAW STREET REMAINS A BUSY ROUTE FOR TRAFFIC AND PROVIDES THE MAIN ACCESS FOR SERVICING IT’ S MANY RETAIL OUTLETS.AN ACCESS ROADTHATRUNSPARALLELTORENSHAWSTREETDOES PROVIDESOMERELIEFDURINGDELIVERYTIMESBUT THE CONSTANT FLOW OF CIVILIAN TRAFFIC MAKES THIS AREA A TRAFFIC BLACK SPOT. THERE ARE SUFFICIENTPEDESTRIANCROSSINGSTHATALLOWFOR SAFE CROSSING BUT THE NOISE POLLUTION ALONE DETRACTS FROM THE SENSITIVITY OF SOME OF THE PERIOD BUILDINGS DOTTED ALONG THIS BUSY HIGH STREET.


WHAT THIS AREA DOES BENEFIT FROM IS THE HIGH NUMBER OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT FACILITIES PROVIDED.THERE ARE NUMEROUSBUSROUTESTHAT RUN ALONG RENSHAW STREET AND AS MENTIONED EARLIER CENTRAL STATION SERVICESTHISPARTOF THECITYWELL.THEREARETWOMAINTAXIRANKSIN THISAREA OF LIVERPOOL AND ONE ISSITUATED AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE TOCENTRAL STATION.NOTTHE MOSTIDEALPLACEASITCREATESCONGESTION ATA BUSY CROSSROADS USED TO ACCESS THE MAIN HIGH STREETS.FROMCENTRALSTATIONITISONLYASHORT WALKTOLIMESTREETSTATION,THEMAINTRANSPORT INTERCHANGEOFTHECITY.


CURRENTPLAN

SHOPS LEWIS` S TRAINSTATION CARPARK DELIVERYBAY NETWORKRAILOFFICE RAPIDHARDWARESTORES DISUSEDRAILYARD


MASTERPLAN

TRAINSTATION HOTEL CONTOUREDPARK TRANSPORTABLEMARKET SECLUDEDGARDEN OUTDOORTHEATRE SHOPS/CAFES COMMUNALREALM


PROPOSEDTRAINLINE

THE DRIVING FORCE OF THE MASTERPLAN WAS THE PROPOSAL TO REINTRODUCE AN ABOVE GROUND RAIL TRACK. THIS WOULD NOT BE USED AS A PUBLIC TRANSPORT LINK BUT SERVE AND ACT AS A LINEAR MARKET.TRAINSLOADEDWITHGOODSCOULDSIMPLYBE TRANSPORTEDTOSITEFROM THEMAINDEPOTSITUATED ATCRESSINGTON STATION ( A CURRENTNORTHERN LINE STATION WITH ADEQUATE DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL) . ALL THE USUAL WASTE ASSOCIATED WITH A MARKET WOULDBETAKEN OFFSITEWITH THEREMOVAL OFTHE TRANSPORTABLE MARKET CONTAINERS. THESE TRANSPORTABLECONTAINERSWOULDALSOSERVEOTHER PURPOSES INCLUDING FOLDING STAGES, TEMPORARY GALLERIES, INFORMATION CENTRES AND KINETIC ARTWORKS.THEIDEAWASTOCREATEANEVERCHANGING LANDSCAPEBOTHVISUALLYANDFUNCTIONALLY.


WITHIN THE CONTOURED PARK ARE A SERIES OF RETAINING WALLS. THESE WALLS ARE FULLY FUNCTIONALELEMENTSOFTHEARCHITECTUREHOUSING EQUIPMENT TOENHANCE PERFORMANCESOF THE OPEN AIRTHEATRE.


THE PLAY OF LIGHT AND SHADOW CREATED BY THE RETAINING WALLS OF THE CONTOUREDPARK.


THE MONTAGE DEMONSTRATES ONE OF THEKEYISSUESTHATTHEPROJECTWILL ADDRESS.A WAY OF BRINGING PEOPLE DOWN TO THE SUNKEN AREA OF THE MASTERPLAN.


LIGHTINGSTUDIES. .


A SINGLE OPENING ALLOWS THE LIGHT TO FLOOD IN TRACINGTHE PATH OF THE SUN THROUGHOUT THE DAY. ALLOWINGONLYONE SOURCE OF LIGHTISA POWERFUL STATEMENT AS EVERYTHING WILL BE ORIENTATED AROUND IT.THE LIGHT CREATES VERTICAL COLUMNS AGAINST THE ADJACENT WALLS WHICH SUPPORT THE SPOTLIGHT THAT GENERATES THE CIRCLES OF LIGHT . THEFOCALPOINTINVITESPEOPLETOTAKESTAGE.


A THRESHOLD CREATED BY THE CONTINUOUS STRIP OF LIGHTRUNNINGAROUNDTHEPERIMETEROFTHESPACE. A SUSPENDED LIGHT SOURCE TO SEPARATE ONE SPACE FROM THE NEXT. AREAS DEFINED BUT PHYSICAL BOUNDARIES BROKEN ALLOWING FREE FLOWING MOVEMENT THROUGHOUT. SHOULD EVERY SPACE BE ACCESSIBLE TO ALL OR SHOULD WE SEGREGATE THE ACTVITIESPREVENTINGCROSSOVERS.


LITERALLY SPELLING OUT THE INTENTIONS USING A LARGEL-SHAPETOLABELTHESPACE.THISSPARKEDTHE EXCITEMENT OF ALLOWING THE OCCUPIER TO LEAVE A MESSAGEONLYVISIBLEATCERTAINTIMESOFTHEDAY FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. NON-PERMANENT GRAFFITITHATCANEVOLVEWITHTHETIMES.PEOPLES TASTESAND IDEALSCONSTANTLYCHANGEAND SOWILL THEMESSAGE.


TWOSIMPLEFOLDDOWNFLAPSFORM THEOPENINGSFOR THELIGHTTOPENETRATE.UNUSUALLYWHENTHELIGHT SOURCEISDIRECTLYABOVETHEOPENINGSONLYAHALO OFLIGHTAROUNDEACHISVISIBLE.THESUBTLEPLAY OFLIGHTANDSHADOWISONLYEVIDENTWHENTHELIGHT SOURCE ISPLACED AT AN ANGLE.IN THE ABOVE CASE SMALLPOCKETSOFLIGHTAREDEPOSITEDDIAGONALLY TOEACH OTHER.WHEN THE IMAGE ISCONVERTED TOA HIGHCONTRASTONEARCHITECTURALELEMENTSBEGIN TO APPEAR.A STAIRWAY TO A DARKENED PASSAGE, MAYBETHEHIDDENROOM.


THESHARPCONTRASTBETWEEN THELIGHTANDSHADOW AND THE REPETITION OF FORM MAKE THE ABOVE LIGHTINGSTUDYONEOFTHEMOSTSUCCESSFUL.CREATED BYCUTTINGOUTMOVEABLEFLAPSIN THEROOFPANEL THATALLOWAVARYINGAMOUNTOFLIGHTTHROUGH.THIS LIGHTCANBEDIRECTEDACCORDINGLYSOTHESPACECAN BE TRANSFORMED DEPENDING ON THE INTENDED PURPOSE. A HIGHER DEGREE OF TRANSPARENCY IS DEPICTED WITH THE OPTION OF TURNINGEACH OF THE FLAPS INTO SOLAR REFLECTORS OR POSSIBLY PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS ALSO DEMONSTRATES THE DIVERSITYOFAKINETICLIGHTINGSYSTEM.


THESTRONGLINEARITYEVOKESMOVEMENT,WITHTHE FLASHES OF LIGHT SIMILAR TO THOSE OF A SEARCH LIGHT.NO STONE LEFT UNTURNED AS ALL SURFACES AREBATHEDINLIGHTILLUMINATINGEVERYINCHOF THE SPACE.A SOMEWHAT SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO LIGHTINGAN AREA WHERE THE AREASOF LIGHT AND SHADOW ARE CONTINUOUSLYALTERNATING.ANYTHING ENTERING THE SPACE WOULD BE SCANNED BY THE STREAMS OF LIGHT POSSIBLY MONITORING THEIR MOVEMENTANDTRACINGTHEIRPATH.


CONCEPTUALMODELS. . .


A CONCEPTUAL MODEL INFLUENCED BY THE FORMSCREATEDDURINGTHELIGHTANDSHADOW STUDIES.ALTHOUGHTHEMODELWASINTENDED TOBE AN ABSTRACT REPRESENTATION OF THE RESULTS IT DEVELOPED INTO A POSSIBLE COMPONENTFORTHEFINALARCHITECTURE.


STRONGLINEARCOMPONENTSSTOPPEDABRUPTLYBY THEMASSOFCONCRETE.THEELEMENTSAREBROKEN DOWN BEFORE THE INTERSECTION TO CREATE THE JUXTAPOSITIONOFSTRENGTHANDFRAGILITY.


OLDANDNEWPLACEDSIDEBYSIDE,NATURALAND MAN-MADEINHARMONY.


SMALL SLITSOF THE HANGINGPANEL ARE THE ONLY LIGHT SOURCE.THESE SLITSCOULDHOUSEINTERCHANGEABLE IMAGESFORUSERSTODISPLAY.THESE IMAGESCOULDALSOPROJECTABSTRACT REPRESENTATIONS ON THE ADJACENT SURFACE.


TRACING OVER A SCANNED IMAGE OF A 3 -DIMENSIONAL MODEL EVOKES A LAYER OF TRANSPARENCYBUTADDSDIRECTIONALREFERENCES ANDROUTESIN THESECONDDIMENSION.


GRAFTED ONTO THE CONCRETE STRUCTURE AND LEFT UNTREATED,THE STEEL LATTICE WILL EVENTUALLY RUST AND EVENTUALLY DISAPPEAR. THE ONLY EVIDENCE OF THEIR EXISTENCE WILL BE THE LINES SCRIBED ON TO THE CONCRETE STRUCTURE BUT EVEN THESEAREABSTRACT.


SPACIAL STRATEGIES CAN BE EXTRACTED FROM THE ABSTRACT IMAGESGENERATED FROM THE PROCESSOF SCANNING A 3 -D OBJECT IN ORDER TO CREATE A 2 -D IMAGE.THE PROCESS GOES FULL CIRCLE WITH THE ORIGINAL MODEL SPAWNING VARIOUS COUNTERPARTS OF INCREASED COMPLEXITY AND LAYERING.A RACE ORIGINATINGFROMONEPARENTTHATWILLINFLUENCE THEGENERATIONSTOCOME.


BRIDGING THE GAP IN ORDER TOSUPPORT THE HEAVY STRUCTURE.WITH IMMEDIACY TO PREVENT COLLAPSE BUT THE DELICACY OF THE FRAME THAT WILL EVENTUALLYFAIL.THE ANCHORINGISWEAK AND THE JOINTSFREE.


INFLUENCES. . .


ORGANISEDFREEDOM

PATKAU, STRAWBERRY VALE SCHOOL, VICTORIA,BRITISHCOLUMBIA,1 9 9 2 -1 9 9 5 .


MORPHOSIS, CCC, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA,1 9 88.

AHALF-BARREL-VAULTSKYLIGHTILLUMINATESTHEWHOLEOFTHE MAINFLOOR,WHILELAYEREDWALLSFURTHERDIFFUSELIGHTINTO THESPACE.IN THISCASEITACTSASA COMMUNAL PLACEFOR THE PATIENTS AT THE CCC AND ENCOURAGES INTERACTION LETTING PEOPLE KNOW THEY ARE NOT ALONE.PEOPLE WHOFIGHT TOGETHER TENDTOWINTHEWAR,THOSEWHOFIGHTALONEHAVEALREADYLOST.


THESTAIRTONOWHERE. . .

A VIOLATION OF BOUNDARIES A PLACE TO REACH OUT AND TOUCH MEASUREDPATCHWORK OFFIELDAND FURROW INFLUENCED BY THE SURROUNDINGLANDSCAPE.TOBORROW INTERESTINGLY AND TRANSFORM FOUND ELEMENTS OF THE CITY. FRAGMENTS COLLIDE AND INTERPENETRATE, BUT FORM A NETWORK OF REFERENCES THAT EXTEND BEYOND THE LIMITS.

MORPHOSIS, HYPO ALPE-CENTER, KLAGENFURT,AUSTRIA,1 9 9 6 -2 001


DETERMINATION TO RECONFIGURE THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE REFLECTING THE COMPLEXITIES OF THE WORLD.REMAIN OPEN TOALL AT ALL TIMES.FREE FROM RESTRAINTALLOWINGFLEXIBILITY.

MORPHOSIS, HYPO ALPE-CENTER, KLAGENFURT,AUSTRIA,1 9 9 6 -2 001


THEHALLWAYTHATEXTENDSBEYONDTHELIMITSOFTHE BUILDING ALSO FUNCTIONS AS A MONUMENTAL SIGN BEARINGTHEUNIVERSITY’ SNAME; ASALUTATIONTOTHE CITY,IT PENETRATES THE PUBLIC REALM AND THE PUBLICIMAGINATIONATTHESAMETIME.FUNCTIONAL SYMBOLISM.THE DECONSTRUCTION OF THE ELEMENTS CULMINATESWITHASINGLELETTER.ACIRCLE,ASHAPE WITH NO START OR FINISH,BECOMES THE DEFINING POINTWHERETHEBUILDINGFREELYTOUCHESTHESKY. THE WAY IN WHICH THE O DANGLES PROVOCATIVELY INVITESDEBATE.

MORPHOSIS,STUDENTHOUSING, TORONTO, CANADA, 1 9 9 6 -2 000.


MORPHOSIS,STUDENTHOUSING, TORONTO, CANADA, 1 9 9 6 -2 000.


A STRUCTURE TO LINK TWO ELEMENTS ACTING AS A PROMENADE.OBSERVED FROM FAR AWAY THEY GROW TALL FROM THEGROUNDANDOBSERVEDCLOSEUPTHE ATTENTIONISBASEDONTHESHADOWSANDFRAGMENTS. THE SHADOWS ARE THE FOOTPRINTS,MARKING THE RHYTHM OFTHEPROMENADEANDTHEPASSINGPEOPLE.

ENRIC MIRALLES, ICARIA PERGOLAS, OLYMPICVILLAGE,BARCELONA,1 9 89 -1 9 9 2


LARGEWINDOWSATEITHERENDOFTHELONGCORRIDOR PROVIDETHEONLYSOURCEOFNATURALLIGHT.THEPLAY OFLIGHTANDDARKALLOWSTHEGUIDINGLIGHTSOURCES TO ACT IN SUCH A WAY. POINTS OF TERMINATION ILLUMINATEDANDBATHEDIN NATURAL LIGHTDIRECT THEOCCUPIER,BUTALONGTHEWAYDIVERSIONSOCCUR. EXHIBITIONS ILLUMINATED BY BRIGHTLY COLOURED SPOT LIGHTS HIJACK THE MAIN ROUTE BUT PROVIDE ADDEDINTERESTS.

TEZUKA, NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM, NIIGATA,JAPAN,2 002 -2 004


PORTRAITSOFVICTIMSLINETHEWALLOFTHEHANGING OBSERVATION CONE.IN ORDERTOVIEWYOUMUSTENTER THE CONE AND STRAIN YOUR EYESAGAINSTTHE SINGLE LIGHT SOURCE FROM ABOVE.MANY OF THE NAMELESS FACESUNIDENTIFIABLEDUETOTHEIRPROXIMITY.GONE BUTNOTFORGOTTEN.

MOSHESAFDIE,HOLOCAUSTMUSEUM,YAD VASHEM,JERUSALEM,ISRAEL,2 002 -2 005 .


MANIFESTO. . .


TELLTHETRUTHINYOUROWNWAY. . . . MANIFESTO THESTATEMAKESMANANINSTRUMENTTOSERVEIT' S ARBITRARY NEEDS OVERLOOKING HIS INDIVIDUAL PURPOSES.SINCE MAN IN ESSENCE IS A FREE SELF PERFECTING BEING THE STATE IS A PROFOUNDLY ANTI-HUMAN INSTITUTION. IT' S ACTIONS AND EXISTENCE ARE INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE FULL HARMONIOUSDEVELOPMENTOF HUMAN POTENTIAL IN IT' SRICHESTDIVERSITY. SCENARIO THE STATE HAS BECOME POWER CRAZED,MONITORING THEPOPULATIONEXTENSIVELYINORDERTOSNUBOUT NON REFORMINGSPLINTER GROUPS.' ANARCHYIN THE CITY'READS THE HEADLINE,WHISPERS OF A FREE SPEAKINGFORUM FLOODTHECITY.THEVOICEOFTHE PEOPLEWILLFINALLYBEHEARD.


THENONCONFORMANTREFUSESTOCONFORMTOCOMMON STANDARDS, CONVENTIONS, RULES, CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS,NORMS,ORLAWS.THISNONCONFORMANT DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE ABOVE CRITERIA.HE ENFORCESTHERULESBUTSPEAKSOUTAGAINSTTHEM. CONFINEDBYHISUNIFORM ANDSURROUNDEDBYTHE LAW,HEMUSTBREAKFREE.SCREAM FORSANITYEVEN THOUGH ITWILL FALL ON DEAFEARSAROUNDTHESE PARTS BUT PERSEVERANCE PAYS DIVIDENDS. EVENTUALLY PEOPLE BREAK THEIR MOULDS WHEN GIVEN A SHARP EDGE. SMASH THE WHOLE BUT MAINTAINTHEPIECESBECAUSETHEYMADEYOUWHAT YOUARE.HISTORYSERVESASAGRAVEREMINDEROF ALLHUMANKIND' SMISTAKES.THEPRECEDENTISSET.


TANKMAN

THE ICONIC IMAGE OF TANK MAN,OR THE UNKNOWN REBEL PHOTOGRAPHED AND FILMED DURING THE TIANANMENSQUAREPROTESTSON5JUNE1 9 89 .THISIS ONE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHSTHAT CHANGED THE WORLD. THEMANSTOODALONEINTHEMIDDLEOFTHEROADAS THE TANKS APPROACHED.HE HELD TWO BAGS,ONE IN EACH HAND. AS THE TANKS CAME TO A STOP, HE APPEARED TO BE TRYING TO WAVE THEM AWAY.IN RESPONSE,THE FRONT TANK ATTEMPTED TO DRIVE AROUNDTHEMAN,BUTTHEMAN REPEATEDLYSTEPPED INTOTHEPATHOFTHETANKINASHOWOFNONVIOLENT ACTION. [ AFTER BLOCKING THE TANKS, THE MAN CLIMBEDUPONTOTHETOPOFTHELEADTANK ANDHAD A CONVERSATION WITH THE DRIVER.EVERY HUMAN BEINGHASTHECAPACITYTOBELIKETHISMANBUTWE AREINSTITUTIONALISEDANDONLYWECANBREAKIT.


HIDDENAGENDAS. . .


MEDIACIRCUS

MEDIA CIRCUS DESCRIBES A NEWS EVENT WHERE THE MEDIA COVERAGE IS PERCEIVED TO BE OUT OF PROPORTIONTOTHEEVENTBEINGCOVERED,SUCHASTHE NUMBER OF REPORTERSATTHESCENE,THEAMOUNTOF NEWSMEDIAPUBLISHEDORBROADCAST,ANDTHELEVEL OF MEDIA HYPE. THE BUILDING IS AN EXTREME RESPONSE TO THE BRIEF DESIGNED TO ATTRACT ATTENTION AND DRAW A CROWD.THE KEY ELEMENTS BEINGASERIESOFPRIVATEMEDIACAPSULESUSEDBY THE RESIDENT JOURNALISTS TO EXHIBIT THEIR FINDINGS.THE CAPSULES RUN ALONG A TRACK THAT ROTATESEVERYHOURINCONJUNCTIONWITHTHENOTION THATNEWSSHOULDBEDELIVEREDON THEHOUR EVERY HOUR.A LINEAR MARKET MAINTAINS THE CONSTANT FLOWOFPEOPLEANDALSOFUNDSTHEPROJECT.


MEDIACIRCUS

MEDIAPASSAGE PRESSOFFICE THEFLOOR MEDIACAPSULES( mPod) STAIRWAY CONVEYORTRACK TRADECONTAINERS TRADEROUTE


BIGTOPWITHHIDDENAGENDAS WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MEDIA CIRCUS CAME A SERIESOFQUESTIONS.IFWEAREPRESENTING2 4HOUR COVERAGEOFWORLDEVENTSWHOWILLFILTEROUTALL THE TRUTHS FROM THIS? WHO WILL COLLATE ALL FORMATS BOTH DIGITAL AND ANALOGUE AND CONVERT THEMINTOTHEIRONLANGUAGE,ONEOFTRUTH?THEMAN IN QUESTION IS JOHN PILGER. A REVOLUTIONARY JOURNALISTWITHNOHIDDENAGENDASASHISAIMISNO SECRET.HEDOCUMENTSEVENTSTRUTHFULLYFREEFROM THETRAPPINGSOFRELIGIOUSFAITH,SECTIONALVIEWS ORPOLITICALPARTY,HEHASNOALLEGIANCESANDACTS ASAN IMPARTIALUNTILTHETRUTHISTOLD.HEWILL BETHEIN-HOUSEJOURNALISTWHOOCCUPIESTHEPRESS OFFICE HIGH ABOVE THE MARKET STALLSAND PIRATE CINEMAS( mPods ) .BELOWTHISWILLBEHISPREACHING ZONE,THE UNDERGROUND ENVIRONMENT CREATED TO ALLOW FREEDOM OF SPEECH.PEOPLE CAN TAKE THE FLOORANDCOMMUNICATEWITHOUTRESTRAINT.THISIS NOTAFACELESSPOD-CASTENVIRONMENTITISAPLACE FOR PEOPLETOCONVERSEFACETOFACE.THEFREEDOM EXTENDSTOTHEWAYINWHICHPEOPLEWILLNAVIGATE THE UNDERGROUND SPACES. ELEVATED ROOMS WILL ALLOWPEOPLETOPASSUNDERFREELYBUTALSOSERVE AS SHELTERING POINTS FOR MORE INTIMATE DISCUSSION. THE ROOMS WILL HOUSE PRINTING FACILITIES,EDITINGSTUDIOS,BROADCASTINGSUITES, DARKROOMSANDDISCUSSIONCHAMBERS.ALARGEFREE SPEAKINGFORUM ( LECTURETHEATRE)WILLPUNCTUATE THEPROJECT.


KEYFLOORPLAN

LECTUREHALL OFFICEENTRANCE DARKROOM EDITINGSUITE THEFLOOR DISCUSSIONCHAMBER CONTAINERCRANE STAIRWAY


HIDDENAGENDAS

ELEVATION


MARKETCONTAINERCOMPOSITION

EACHCONTAINERHASANALLOCATEDSLOTINTHEWALL. THE ORDER OF THE CONTAINERS IS NOT REGIMENTED ALLOWINGFORCHANGESINBUYINGHABITSANDTRENDS. THENUMBEROFCONTAINERSTALLSWILLFLUCTUATESO AT TIMES SOME SLOTS WILL REMAIN EMPTY.THESE EMPTY SLOTS WILL ALLOW LIGHT TO PENETRATE TO LARGECONTAINERSUPPORTWALLCREATINGANEGATIVE COMPONENT. THESE NEGATIVES COULD ALSO BE INHABITED BY IMPROMPTU TRADERS.THE NOTION IS THATTHEMARKETWILL RESEMBLEA CHAMELEON,THE EVER CHANGING,MANY COLOURS,MANY ANGLES,MANY VISIONS,MANY THOUGHTS.OPEN TO EVERYTHING BUT ATTACHEDTONOTHING-FREEDOM.


THEAPPARITIONOFTRUTH.TOBEBATHEDINLIGHTIS TO BE CLEANSED OF RESTRAINT AND HANDED OPPORTUNITY.INDARKNESSLIESTHEREASON,APLACE TOACT ON INSTINCT AND THINK FREELY.TUNNELSOF TRUTH NETWORK UNDER CITIESLYINGDORMANTUNTIL UNEARTHED BY THE NEXT CORPORATE LOGO.WE LAYER OUR HISTORY UNINTENTIONALLY PILING UNRELATED OBJECTSON TOP OF EACH OTHER AND ASTIME PASSES THESE OBJECTS ARE THE ' ANTIQUES'OF OUR FUTURE. RUBBISHDUMPSBUTWEDUMPRUBBISH.


DRIVENTHROUGHTHEENVIRONMENTBYDIRECTIONAL LINES AND SHADOWS.DYNAMIC AND DIRECT WITH UNRESTANDUNEASE.RULESINPLACE ENFORCEDBY THE STRUCTURE BUT BROKEN BY THE USER. CAN ANARCHYBEDELIVEREDINANEMPTYORMUSTYOUBE IN ASTATEOFFLUXIN ORDERTOREBEL.FORCEDTO YELLANDSTANDUPAGAINSTTHESYSTEMSINFLICTED ON US BY THE MINORITY. IN A DEMOCRACY THE MINORITY SEEMS TO RULE AND THE SPECIFIED GOVERNMENTENFORCETHEIRIDEALSONUS.WEVOTE FORCONTROLBUTGAINNON.


PERMANENTFEATURE THE PROJECT WILL BENEFIT FROM THE STEEL FRAME STRUCTURE USED TO SUPPORT ALL THE MAJOR COMPONENTS.ITWILLGIVETHEPROGRAM APERMANENT STATUSWITHIN THE CITY AND ON THAT WILL VISIBLY AGE.DUE TO THE KINETIC ELEMENTS INVOLVED THE STRUCTURE MUSTMAINTAIN STABILITYAND STRENGTH WHICH WILL BE PROVIDED BY APPROPRIATE BRACINGS AND REINFORCEMENTS. ALL THE STRUCTURE WILL REMAINVISIBLEWITHJOINTSEXPRESSEDINAPOETIC MANNER TO RELATE TO THE THEME.ITS IS ONLY THE COMPONENT CAPSULES OF THE DARK ROOMS,EDITING SUITES ETC THAT WILL BE TREATED DIFFERENTLY. THESE WILL BE PURE CONCRETE CASKETS THAT WILL REVEAL NOTHING.THEY ARE THE COMPONENTS WITH HIDDENAGENDASTHEYALLOWPRIVACYFORTHEUSERTO EXPRESSTHEMSELVES.NOTEVERYONEISA PERFORMER ANDNOTEVERYPARTOFTHEPROJECTSHOWSIT' STRUE COLOURS ( AT FIRST) .THE MARKET STALLS WILL BE FORMED FROM REFURBISHED SHIPPING CONTAINERS. THESECONTAINERSARRIVEONSITEVIATHEPROPOSED ABOVEGROUNDRAILTRACK.ACRANESITUATEDWITHIN THE MAIN CORE OF THE BUILDING PLUCKS THE CONTAINERSFROM THEDELIVERYTRAIN ANDDEPOSITS THEM AT THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL.THE CONTAINERS MOVEFREELYALONGTHELINEARMARKETTRACKSUNTIL THEY REACH THERE DESIRED SLOT.ASTHE STRUCTURE WILLBEASTEELGRIDBASEDAROUNDTHEDIMENSIONS OF SHIPPING CONTAINERS THERE WILL BE POTENTIAL FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.PARTS OF THE LINEAR MARKETCOULDREMAINASPERMANENTFEATURES.


EVEN AFTER THE BRIEF HAD BEEN WRITTEN AND THE AGENDA SETTWOMESSAGESAPPEARED CEMENTINGTHE PROPOSAL.THELARGESTENCILEDMESSAGESASKEDTHE CITYIFTHEYWEREAWAREOFGLOBALWARMINGANDDID THEY CARE.THESE MESSAGES WHERE WRITTEN ON THE SURROUNDINGWALLSOFTHEPROPOSEDSITE.

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