Platform Two – RCA


ways of sitting
May 24, 2009, 2:48 pm
Filed under: Bethan Wood, city construction, Community, makeshift, public space

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people apporiating steps in Marble arch as seating people sitting blog

boys using wall for seating south London

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man using street bike lock as tempary seating East london

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couple in central london sitting on rail

these are all examples of people approaching the public space for a different use then its intent. They have used them because for their size,and orĀ  height relationship to seating.

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Drains

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drp2

Examples for creative drainage, the above image is from a artist in Seattle, where the excess rain water is used to water the plants. The bottom image is from Germany where the water is made to twist and turn down the building creating its own unique sound. images from http://www.designboom.com



Hold Up !
April 4, 2009, 3:24 pm
Filed under: Bethan Wood, city construction, public graphics

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Temporary structure for holding up Buildings – Dalston



Temporary Pattern, Facarde

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tempary-facarde-commershal-street

orning-east-london

I love the graphical quality of the temporary covering of building sites,

Green – Marble Arch

Grey – Commercial road

Black – Comercial road



Facarde

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Facade – london near bank station