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MSc City Design and Social Science 2013-14 Studio, LSE Cities Sep 2013 — May 2014
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Resourceful City: An Exploration from Elephant and Castle to St George’s Circus

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Our studio exploration in 2013-14 was based between the Elephant & Castle and St. George’s Circus in south London. Within this historic stretch are a host of territories and interests, including a recently vacated and demolished, large-scale social housing estate called the Heygate Estate, the London College of Communication and London South Bank University, [...]

Doreen

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A short film by collaborators David Reeve and Patrick Steel, 'Doreen' was shown at the Open City Docs Festival in London in 2012. It is a portrait of Doreen Gibbs, a resident on Heygate Estate, in 2012 shortly after notice was given by Southwark Council of the compulsory purchase order on her home. The film was [...]

Larry and Janet Move Out

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Still, Larry And Janet Move Out_credit- caption-Larry And Janet Move Out. A film from collaborators David Reeve and Patrick Steel, 'Larry and Janet Move Out'. The film chronicles the fallout of Southwark Council's Compulsory Purchase Order and the relocation of its tenants from Heygate Estate from the personal perspective of a couple who have lived [...]

Housed

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From estate agents to squatters, from support workers to oligarchs, we are all united in a race to get a place. But who can afford to go the distance? Luckily Sam’s got a chance to make a change, to make things better somehow. Sam’s going to tell us the answer. He just doesn’t know [...]

Home Sweet Home

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'Home Sweet Home' tells a complex but intimate story of urban and social transformation, and asks: what kind of society are we building?' – UCL Urban Labs 'Home Sweet Home' is a feature film directed by Enrica Colusso, shot over four consecutive years in and around the Heygate Estate from 2008 to 2012. Shot [...]

Heygate Estate Resident Displacement Maps

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Heygate Estate Leaseholder Displacement Map. Two maps showing the tenant and the leaseholder displacement from Heygate Estate from 2010 - 2013. Tangents connect residents former address SE17 to their new place of domicile. These maps have been used as key evidence across many media and comment outlets to demonstrate the reality facing residents relocating far from their [...]

Ghost Town

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We invite you to discover it by taking in its walkways and explore its environment through videos and 360 panoramic photos. Enter one of the boarded up building to visits its homes, look at an interactive video to meet its former residents and those who are planning its future, discover how life used to [...]

Elephant

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Cover, Untitled (Experience of Place), edited by Gregor Neuerer, published by Koenig Books, London. The piece first appeared in 1995 in the first outing of the journal Inventory, published by the collective by the same name comprising of members across the arts. Alongside written form, the group produced performance in open spaces, fly-posting and place-based research [...]

Changing Ourselves

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Blackfriars Photography Project set out to convey the political and social discontent palpable to them in mid-80's Britain. They did so through looking locally, recording community activities and political events taking place in South London, mainly in Southwark and Lambeth. Currently, the only documented material output of the collective is a four part documentary series completed [...]

The Traps for Women

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Blackfriars Photography Project set out to convey the political and social discontent palpable to them in mid-80's Britain. They did so through looking locally, recording community activities and political events taking place in South London, mainly in Southwark and Lambeth. Currently, the only documented material output of the collective is a four part documentary series completed [...]