- Project Title
- The Common life of Uncommon objects: Architecture in an Uncanny Ecology
- (Photo by David St George)
The proposal is a neighbourhood-scale intervention, culminating in the form of a ‘combobulation station’. This is an uncanny anthropocenic re-interpretation of what we know today as community recycling centres: facilities that handle the processing, sorting and transferring of inorganic goods. This station represents my reaction to the feelings of discombobulation around current climate conversations, a place where familiarity with our everyday habits has been fragmented, provoking the uncanny and the surreal.
The project explores the question: How can a neighbourhood-scale architectural intervention translate the ecological mega-narrative of the Anthropocene? The project also recognises the intrinsic value that our objects harbour in being the extension of our everyday lives. Here, domestic objects are small-scale tools for communicating a surreal and large ecological narrative.
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