EE and DD would like to acknowledge the incredible commitment and studio morale created by the students of DS11 this year who have been unwavering in their commitment to the studio, their work and each other.Read More...
DS11: Guided by Dusan Decermic and Elantha Evans, the studio is conceived as a supportive, open-minded, self-reflexive and critical framework. By negotiating design ambitions at large geographical or urban scales and their implications as architecture and as inhabited spaces, projects carefully explore the relationships between abstracted urban-landscape genetics and unearth unexpected possibilities for material rendering of space. Relevant, sensitive, and emotive programmes are developed by each student in response to the contextual, socio-economic and political concerns exposed through careful study and reflection. Northern Soul Productions Out on the wily, windy moors… We'd roll and fall in green… How could you leave me… When I needed to possess you?... I hated you… I loved you, too… Bad dreams in the night… They told me I was going to lose the fight… Leave behind my… In the midst of a world-wide, 4th (technological) ‘revolution’, the ‘climate crisis’, what was a seemingly endemic ‘pandemic’ and the necessity to embrace new ways of living (outside the EU)… DS11, went NORTH… big challenges, fundamental questions… together we considered how a repositioning of the territories, towns, trade and turmoil in the North of England, might serve as an imaginative context for developing new understandings and visions for future human life and inhabitations.Read More...