Other Stories: Alternative Perspectives on Design
For the London Design Festival 2017 DSDHA presented a model of the iconic Albert Memorial as part of the Brompton Design District’s multidisciplinary show, Other Stories: Alternative Perspectives on Design.
Mess: Spatial Strategies for London's Cultural Infrastructure
Focussing on the theme of Cultural Infrastructure, DSDHA has led Metabolic City: one of the LSA 2017 Design Think Tanks. Working collaboratively with the students we have addressed some of the issues raised by the Mayor's Cultural Infrastructure strategy and devised a spatial strategy to “sustain London’s future as a cultural...
Cultural Infrastructure in Transit
Building on our investigations of London’s cultural infrastructure, DSDHA took part in Theatrum Mundi's series of workshops and events addressing the urgent need to create a Cultural Infrastructure plan for London. Over 50 artists, performers, architects, writers, urbanists, scholars and institutional leaders as well as...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Cultural Infrastructure: A talk by Rory Hyde
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...