MA Narrative Environments

Collaboration

Sara Coppa and Paolo Di Gennaro’s project ‘Rooting Failure’ wins Spatial Practice Prize.

The project takes the form of an interactive installation challenging dominant understandings of failure through an immersive and contemplative route prompting participants to interact with one another by entangling threads, enabling the audience to explore the emotions related to the conditions of failing in different aspects of life in order to share renewed perspectives.  The overall

Daily tous les jours create a public lab for the future of urban life.

MANE alumni Melissa Mongiat’s studio, Daily Tous Les Jours, has collaborated with Sidewalk Labs recently to create a public lab for the future of urban life. The design transformed the ground floor of 307, Sidewalk Lab’s first experimental  workspace in Toronto, into an interactive space that engages local inhabitants in conversation through games, a generative

MANE tutor Sarah Featherstone & VeloCity win  The Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition – featured in Archinect article

Archinect this month ran an interview featuring our MANE course tutor Sarah Featherstone with “VeloCity”, her multidisciplinary team of 6 successful women in Architecture, Planning and Engineering who won the ‘The Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition. Competition team (from left to right): Sarah Featherstone (Featherstone Young), Kay Hughes (Khaa), Annalie Riches (Mikhail Riches), Petra Marko

Exploring Spaces of Tomorrow

Explore the shared spaces of tomorrow, as graduates of Spatial Practices at CSM share their forward looking projects as part of SPACE10’s upcoming series SPACE10 Pop-up: Exploring Spaces of Tomorrow. The exhibition focused on shared spaces and spaces as enablers for social interactions, and explored topics such as cross-generational co-living, rewilding and affordable housing for urban

The Learning Project in Ahmedabad, India.

A collaboration between MA Narrative Environments, MA Architecture, and the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India. Over two weeks, CSM and NID students worked together to design, fabricate and install interventions for the Prabhat Foundation, an educational charity supporting differently-abled children.   Team One focused on improving home life for 9 year-old Saniya, who has

Project Gulangya

First and second years have been busy researching on Gulangyu Island this summer! MA Narrative Environments was invited by China Academy of Art to collaborate on a project to research the small island of Gulangyu, a few minutes ferry ride from the coastal city of Xiamen in south east China. Gulangyu was an international settlement

Emoji Milan

Central Saint Martins, UAL have created a web-based interactive installation for la Rinascente at Milan Salone 2016. Ryan Lewis, Simon Banos and Pei-Hsin Chen (students from BA Architecture and MA Narrative Environments at CSM) were commissioned by la Rinascente to design a public interactive piece running 12–18 April during the Milan Salone.   The performative

Spotlight on The Decorators

Fantastic interview with Narrative Environments alumni (and faculty!) The Decorators on starting and running their practice. “Self development is the most important thing in starting up your own business. Developing a can-do and positive mindset is what will get you through the inevitable hard times.” Read the full interview here.