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Refurbishment

 

 

Student List


01 Ai Murayama


02_Alix Dunbar



03_Hiroaki Anamizu


04_Maaya Harakawa


05_Hinako Kokuga


06_Yohei Baba


07_Nanako Ikegaya




08_Achim Reifer


09_Hikari Oguro


10_Soo Kyung


11_Manami Naka


12_Hatashima Kensei


13_KIdokoro Misako


Dates:
26/08/2014 - 20/09/2014
t-sa forum x AA workshop London

Location:
Osterley house
Attendant
White Cube Bermondsey

Project Brief

Refurbishment


re·fur·bish (r-fûrbsh)
the act of an instance of making neat, clean or complete, as by renovating, re-equipping or restoring

At t-sa, we undertake many refurbishment projects of existing structures and places and have found ourselves questioning why and how we 'refurbish' something and indeed why we need to refurbish rather than rebuild;

Why do we refurbish? Why is it so common in the UK?
What are the stories worth preserving through refurbishment?
How much do we wipe away?
When is it necessary to undertake a radical rethink of the existing building?
What would be appropriate or inappropriate in each circumstance?
Are we too sensitive to existing buildings in the UK?

We believe refurbishment should not only entail quick and easy solutions of 'making neat' or 'cleaning'. We find each project has its own memories and stories to show, tell or to hide. Each project can accommodate current needs and requirements in various ways and can look to the future rather than the past.

Tutors

Takero Shimazaki/t-sa
Jeniffer Frewen
Anton Gorlenko
Erika Suzuki
Meiri Shinohara

Workshop List

Craft workshop by Willem de Bruijn /Atelier Domino
Printing workshop by Barbara Salbadori / Print and Screen T+L Specialist Technician

Lectures

David Phillips
Takero Shimazaki/ t-sa
Hugh Strange

Critics

Takero Shimazaki/t-sa
David Phillips
Ceri Williams
Takako Hasegawa
Chris Pierce
Miraj Ahmed

Visiting practices

Hugh Strange Architects
Casper Mueller Kneer Architects