re:Making : making as a continual remaking of space

Douglas, C 2007, re:Making : making as a continual remaking of space, Masters by Research, Architecture and Design, RMIT University.


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Title re:Making : making as a continual remaking of space
Author(s) Douglas, C
Year 2007
Abstract This research explores the making of physical models as a design process where that act of making 'models for'1 design intention is itself a rich field of speculation. These models for design intention are different to the models of design intention as they are less a finished and singular object, and more an instrument for thinking. The aim of this research is to explore the qualities of models for design intention through an engagement with the landscape in order to understand making as a transformative and emergent process of space, time, material, technique, and the role of the observer.

Making for design, the model as idea, seeks to both test and provide opportunities for the convergence of forces and relationships to be created and emergent. Fundamental to this notion is an understanding that the act of making is itself a continual re-making process. The reciprocity invoked by this action engages a rich field of criteria which are potent because of their schizophrenic nature.

This paper will discuss my research through a number of projects and esquisses that have been explored during the course of this research which demonstrate the development of my position of making as a continual re-making of space.
Degree Masters by Research
Institution RMIT University
School, Department or Centre Architecture and Design
Keyword(s) Architecture
Philosophy
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