Film Screening- The Forgotten Space

The sea, Containers and the Spacial imagination of Globalisation. Reading- http://moodle.arts.ac.uk/pluginfile.php/575656/mod_resource/content/1/Allan%20Sekula%2C%20Noe%CC%88l%20Burch%2C%20The%20Forgotten%20Space%2C%20NLR%2069%2C%20May-June%202011.pdf ‘Of all the forgotten spaces, the sea in its ancient terribleness, is the most forgotten. 9/10 of the world’s commerce travels in this way’. (‘The Forgotten Space’) Global Space Containers  changed how docks work- link to Canary Wharf – decline of the docks etc. The…

Research Methods- Case Studies- UNFINISHED

Concentrate on specifics should be related to theoretical framework good for small scale researchers Canary  Wharf as a case study for urban regeneration strong data from people’s experiences allow for generalisation from specific instances to a specific issue shows the complexity of social life. data source for thirteen analysis builds on actual practice must show…

Generic Cities- UNFINISHED

Cities without history London landmarks- history is used for tourism Regeneration- stratford for olympics Starchitecture Signature architects Zaha Hadid Foster &partners Elbphilharmonic Tate Project Mcguggenisation Guggenheim Museums as place marketing palm islands  

Research Method- Visual Ethnography

Study and interpretation of social organisations and cultures in everyday life Ethnography is the study and interpretation of social organisations and cultures in everyday life. It is a research-based methodology, and when this research is conducted using photography, video or film, it is called visual ethnography- Tate.org.uk Involves mainly field work It can be non-…

Canary Wharf-History of the Space

The River Thames links London with the world and allowed the city to thrive. In the early 19th century new dick facilities were built on the river, industrialising the riverside. Over the years the building of these docks drastically changed the character of the east end. The building of the London dock resulting in the…

Canary Wharf Trip- Worksheet Questions

What evidence is there that a private company owns Docklands? To me walking around I didn’t really see any evidence of this, but I may have just not seen it What surveillance can you see being used in Docklands? Does being watched change your behaviour? There is a lot of CCTV in the area. When…