Attempt of a masterplan for the wilderness of Stewartby
Section through the extended woodland
Designing for structural failure… the building will collapse at the end of its lifespan, to create a clearing in the woods and allow for natural regeneration.
aesthetic failures of concrete
Skylight detail - coloured reflections of light.
Concrete, brass + copper.
Photographs of Iceland by Gerco de Ruijter
Aerial photography by Kacper Kowalski
On the surface, Simon Harsent
An inhabitable wall
_controls entry and views into fallow land.
_collects, stores and releases water into other areas to trigger changes and new landscapes elsewhere.
_houses a new planning centre within the Wildland Institute, for planning decisions regarding the rewilding of the extended Greenbelt.
Gutter detail model in concrete and brass, for the New Wildland Institute.
Rainwater lingers in the gutter, its golden reflections move and flicker across the vaulted concrete ceiling, elements of the outside entering the interior space.
Site Plan + Section
Seed Bank and Library of wildland plants in the New Wildland Institute, sitting on the edges of the extended woodland and the disused clay quarry, now soft with vegetation after years without human intervention.
Michael Heizer, Displaced/Replaced Mass, Silver Springs, Nevada, 1969. Via grupaok
Peles Empire, FXG 6 2013
Glasgow Sculpture Studios