This takes form in images, snapshots, notes, drawings, sketches, or in any other means of representation.
Analytical yet subjective interpretations of the meanings that spatial settings generate, and the actions, reflections, or sensations they trigger.
Deconstructions of social agreements that shape the city. These (implicit) agreements are the
non-physical materials of the urban contexts. They
can be seen as the cultural frameworks that define affordances. We aim to reveal those cultural habits by understanding space as a commons and start to analyse different frameworks and actions that support, undermine or give a specific interpretation on how to deal and govern this shared societal resource.
During the semester, the design studios will build up a collection of those elements, and constantly question and expand these notions. The wide variety of collected data and of different interpretations will create a common ground that connects the activities of the four studios, and tries to engage with the three complex European contexts under transformation.