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CONTINUUM explores rates of change in architecture, which is often represented and assumed to be something static. The investigation stems from an initial interest in the material changes of buildings such as weathering and decay, but has since developed into a much broader examination into the concept of change in the built environment. Research into the different scales (particularly time) that change works at, its many influences, and how they may be represented was conducted though a study of Japanese metabolist principles, explored through projects including Kurokawa’s Nakagin Capsule Tower and Tange’s Yamanashi Press Building. This was coupled with a much broader set of examples such as Elemental’s adaptable housing projects, field condition based architecture, and the transient Ise shrine. From this, a matrix cataloging different types of change in terms of their predictability and the time it takes for them to register was produced. This exploration has been tested through a textiles manufacturing and exhibition facility, which acts as a framework for multiple programs changing at different rates. He study has been organised using mixing strategies such as sequencing.

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Anna Margin
Movement through space
2015

Anna Margin
Section - day
2015

Anna Margin
Section - night
2015

Anna Margin
Space frame detail
2015

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