UVA: Momentum at The Barbican (Photo by James Medcraft)
Amazing brick work in the facade of the South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre, New Delhi, India - designed by Anagram Architects (also of New Delhi).
The construction technique for the walls was developed collaboratively on-site by the architects and masons.
The building needed to be affordable and cost effective, to form a breathable thermal barrier and to ‘maintain a degree of privacy while playfully engaging with the street corner’.
Starting some research into brickwork. I’ve mainly been looking at decorative brick bonds. Designer Alex Chinneck has temporarily constructed this work entitled From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes in Margate on the Kent coast. This project offers a fresh perspective on what could be achieved with the medium both physically and conceptually. The boring stretcher bond re-enforces the concept.
LAND(E)SCAPE , architectonic landscape installation realized in Savonlinna, Finland 1999
Three abandoned barnhouses lifted on wooden legs to be able to follow their farmers to the cities. Barns were set on fire during a traditional slaughter carnival by dancer Reijo Kela. The work was commenting on the desertification process of the Finnish countryside, fastest in the EU.
Kirishima Open Air Museum, Kyushu, Japan. Opened 16.4.2004
Rintala Eggertsson Architects