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Work in Progress Show 2018 – in pictures

A big thank you to everyone who came to visit us at CSM for the 2018 Work in Progress Show. It was a vibrant evening where guests had the opportunity to engage with the students, discuss their work and leave valuable feedback.  A huge thank you to all our visiting critics who lead engaging and

Spring Lecture Series: FUNDAMENTALS

We are pleased to announce the return of FUNDAMENTALS for Spatial Practices’ Spring Term Lectures. Fundamentals 2018: The Way We Work, will bring architectural education, labour and procurement into the spotlight! The Thursday evening lectures will be fortnightly and the series will culminate in a Symposium on 2-3 March. Read more and reserve a place

The Life and Death Toolkit

This toolkit was developed by Shibboleth Shechter and Tricia Austin in collaboration with MA Narrative Environments students. The Life and Death Toolkit helps design students to reflect on the sustainability of their projects and make informed decisions throughout their design process. The toolkit consists of two sets of prompt cards and a worksheet. The prompt

LVMH Future Life Celebration

To celebrate 25 years since the official establishment of its Environment Department, LVMH presented two evenings of talks and presentations in September in Paris called Future LIFE (standing for LVMH Initiatives for the Environment). CSM was the only design school invited to collaborate and as part of a live project, students from MA Narrative Environments and BA

Graduation 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to this year’s graduating class! We can’t wait to see what this amazing group of designers, architects, curators, artists, producers & more collaborate on next.

Degree Show 2017

The MANE Degree Show is is finally here, and we are ready to celebrate a wide range of talents and creative superpowers. Just come and see for yourself. You’ll find us in The Crossing at the entrance to CSM. Look for the flags! We’re open to the public all week: Wednesday 21 to Friday 24

Work in Progress Show

Work in Progress Show 2017 has been held at CSM and thanks to all who came to visit us! Our show was not just about our work, but also about our visitors’ feedback. A huge thank you to all our visiting critics, and well done second years. Fantastic discussion and debate at the Work In

Storyshapes 2016

In the Story Shape project MANE first year students explore the process and possibilities of ‘Narrative Environments’. The students will try to spark change through designing a sequence of events and spaces that, for an identified group of people, will Take them on an intellectual and emotional journey that changes their perception of a place

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

Summer placements 2016

Narrative Environment’s first years students are on summer placements all over the world, here is a sneak peek into this summer’s placements… Nozomi and Geet have been working with Artichoke on Great Fire 350, a season of events marking the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Here they are with American artist David

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

City in Motion

A collaboration between Central Saint Martins’ MA Narrative Environments and Arup Foresight + Research + Innovation. Declining physical activity is a global phenomenon, affecting both developed and increasingly developing nations. Many parts of our daily life have been mechanised and urban dwellers appear to create paths of ‘least resistance’ or effort and, as a result,

Google Poetrics

Poetrics is the result of a competition run in partnership between Google and Central Saint Martins to create an “interactive experience for the Kings Cross community”. Poetrics was designed by MA Narrative Environments students Laura Ventura Ricart, Yunqi Cai and Emily Kimura. Poetrics is an interactive art installation that turns random words into poetry that then