AW w/ ASH @ ICA

We were invited by Architects for Social Housing to contribute to the collective discussion they facilitated with their residency at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), from August 15th – 20th. 

For those who aren’t familiar with why we exist, we produced a booklet:

 

 

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There was also a laptop, which displayed the screen below:

 

‘Architecture Working’, a short film as viewed through the computer screen of an architectural worker, from university to work. We are underrepresented and over-worked. We are exploited to design out and displace the exploited.

And on the wall we pinned up a series of questions:

Above: © Simon Elmer, Architects for Social Housing

As we have asked before, “What is the architect’s role in the housing crisis?” What do architectural workers think when they are faced with a project that involves regeneration, gentrification and social cleansing?

Screen Shot 2017-08-30 at 20.58.35

 

 

 

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