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Mapping the Atmospheric Experience

I presented this article on 25th November 2016 during a Doctoral Symposium at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. The paper is in English and the presentation in French except for fieldwork notes (notes de terrain) … Continue reading

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A phenomenological approach to primary research in Spatial Design

This case study advocates a phenomenological approach to site-specific documentation and evaluation, placing human psychological needs and lived experiences at the centre of Spatial Design education. The project, with 2nd year students from the BA (Hons) Spatial Design course at … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Transition Space

I recently ran a project with the 2nd year BA (Hons) Spatial Design at the London College of Communication (University of the Arts London) where, in collaboration with South West Trains in Wimbledon station, students were asked to re-examine the way people … Continue reading

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Sensing the Urban Interior

I presented her paper  ‘Sensing the Urban Environment’ at the [in]arch 2014 International Conference that took place at Universitas Indonesia, Department of Interior Architecture, Depok (Jakarta) on 10th and 11th September 2014, where I showcased techniques I developed to document sensory experiences in interior environments, to … Continue reading

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Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined at the Royal Academy

This review of the exhibition is inspired by personal insights acquired during my visits complemented by information from the exhibition catalogue. Exhibition curator:  Kate Goodwin References Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined. Royal Academy publication catalogue of the exhibition, 2014. Jay Merrick ‘Doors … Continue reading

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Adjusted view

“Only rarely does a psycho-analyst feels impelled to engage in aesthetics investigations, even when aesthetics is not restricted to the theory of beauty, but described as relating to the qualities of our feeling. He works in other strata of the … Continue reading

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Other Side

I recently attended a talk called ‘Labyrinthine Memories’ by the Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota at the Japan Foundation in London. She talked about how and why her work developped into the kind of installations she is making today and most … Continue reading

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Visualising the invisible

“A third characteristic of air or water is that it transmits vibrations or pressure waves outward from a mechanical event, a source of sound waves. It thus makes possible hearing what we call the sound; more exactly it permits listening … Continue reading

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LCC guest speaker

The Spatial Communication and Contextual and Theoretical Studies Programme Group at London College of Communication invited me to present some of my projects, notably my thesis on Interior Practices in Urban Environments, to staff and students in the college campus. It … Continue reading

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