1. Cultural Infrastructure: Art in Transit
    Building on our investigations of London’s cultural infrastructure, this year we are interested in looking at the city's art network, to understand how it operates –architecturally, politically, economically and logistically.
  2. Cyclopaths
    DSDHA has been awarded a two-year Research Fellowship in the Built Environment by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. With the support of the fellowship grant, DSDHA are exploring the notion of 'The Beautiful Everyday Journey’, with the aim to make cycling a more pleasurable, exciting and accessible mode of...
  3. Good Intentions
    DSDHA's competition entry for the British Pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale was devised to investigate the impact of Modernity on the evolution of public space in the UK. It explored the heated debate surrounding publicly owned space as an enduring legacy of Modernity.
  4. Gyratories - A Critical Fascination
  5. Re-imagining the Albertopolis
    In 2010, Deborah Saunt was awarded the Research Fellowship in the Built Environment by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. The generous grant supported an intensive research programme to develop a comprehensive understanding of public realm issues facing the Albertopolis, specifically the area around the Royal...
  6. Cultural Infrastructure 2015-16: Production
    Each year DSDHA’s Unit tackles an aspect of the city that challenges our preconceptions and, with each investigation, we produce beautiful architecture alongside relevant provocations that attract attention from a world beyond of the Cass. This year the course seeks to define London's cultural infrastructure – the spaces...
  7. Beautiful Infrastructure
    Each year DSDHA’s Unit tackles an aspect of the city that challenges our preconceptions, often confronting issues that might appear unpalatable or beyond the remit of the traditional architect, such as exclusivity in Mayfair, deregulation in Soho or oligarchy in The City. We aim to redefine where architecture inserts itself...
  8. Cultural Infrastructure: A talk by Rory Hyde
  9. Above and Below
    Each year DSDHA’s Unit tackles an aspect of the city that challenges our preconceptions, often confronting issues that might appear unpalatable or beyond the remit of the traditional architect, such as exclusivity in Mayfair, deregulation in Soho, or the un-nurtured potential of Infrastructure projects like HS2. With each...