MA Narrative Environments

ParticipatoryDesign

Museum of London: The Food Market.

Creating human connection in the food shopping experience… In preparation for the move from Barbican to Smithfield Market, the¬†Museum of London has set up the Talking Points Gallery. They commissioned MA NE 1st year students, in collaboration¬†with St Lukes Community Centre, to design an experimental, visitor friendly, provocative and participatory installation about food. The team

Debate: does user involvement create better designs?

Does participatory design lead to better buildings? How and why do architects benefit from a close collaboration with users during the design process? The third event in our Architecture and Citizenship season takes the format of a debate to understand whether getting the users involved results in better designs. Alum Carolina Caicedo of The Decorators