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“Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication”, a new book by Tricia Austin.

“The design of narrative environments is a collaborative, transdisciplinary practice that challenges deep seated assumptions about hierarchies and boundaries in art and design.” – Tricia Austin MA Narrative Environments course leader Tricia Austin’s much anticipated new book ” Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication”, published by Routledge, is out now! Tricia’s comprehensive

Knight Frank Award Winner 2018

Big congratulations to Rhiannon Williams who won 2018 Spatial Practices Prizes sponsored by Knight Frank for her MA NE final project Fracture Edit. The other prize winners included  MA Architecture students Louis Lupien, Billy Adams and Freddie Wiltshire. We are also proud of Spatial Practices prize nominees MA NE students Erica Corina Jensen and Ankita

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

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This autumn, the Spatial Practices Programme will respond to Head of College Jeremy Till’s Creative Unions ‘Call to Action’ and demonstrate how creativity must continue to know no boundaries in order to play a role in the current political landscape. Our Lecture Series kicks off with a talk from Markus Bader. Markus is Co-founder of

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

Spatial Practices Prizes

Congratulations to the winners of the Spatial Practices Prizes supported by Knight Frank: Tom Atkinson MArch, Geetanjali Sayal MA Narrative Environments, and Olivia Sutherill BA Architecture. MA Narrative Environments’ Geetanjali Sayal was nominated for her major project Behind White Storeys . A night walk, with an audio-visual accompaniment, emphasising the emotional resonances discoverable in a much underrated

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

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

A Manifesto for Spatial Practices

We are launching our Spatial Practices Programme Manifesto this year, a mission statement which shares principles that we think are urgent and need to be made public. In producing a Manifesto, we want to provoke questions and challenges in our courses, our staff and our students – and the world of spatial and architectural education at

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