A dedicated section for all work and references
shared by The Bartlett.
A growing archive of work and references shared by staff and students with the aim of diversifying our collective curriculum.
Helping secure Asmara’s UNESCO World Heritage status
Decades of research and consultancy by Professor Edward Denison and Guang Yu Ren helped in achieving UNESCO World Heritage Site status for Asmara, the capital of Eritrea.
Surge, a piece of poetry by Bernard, Chatto and Windus is presented by Jane Wong which captures the stories of the New Cross Fire of 1981.
Rituals of Resistance: Narratives of critical inhabitation
Arinjoy Sen's project addresses the contested inhabitation of fragile ecosystems in the Sundarbans, situated in the borderlands of Bangladesh and India
MoHoA: A Global Collective on Modern Heritage of Africa, Modern Heritage of Anthropocene
Guang yu Ren introduces MoHoA as a global collaborative focusing on modern heritage in all its forms, presenting the paradox of being of modernity and yet threatened by its consequences.
Will I cause harm?: Practising Ethics Guides for built environment research
Dr Emmaunel Osuteye presents a guide on how to practice ethics in the built environment.
“How Europe Underdeveloped Africa”
Ala’a Shehabi presents Walter Rodney’s 1972 book ‘How Europe Underdeveloped Africa’ that describes how Africa was deliberately exploited and underdeveloped by European colonial regimes.
The Role Of Ephemerality In The Queer Nightclub
Xan Xacobo Goetzee-Barral presents the ephemerality of the queer nightclub as a means for survival (at the scale of the city), a means for queer intimacy (the nightclub) and a means for promoting inclusivity (the body).
An Architecture between Cultures: The Highland’s Council
Isaac Nanabeyin Simpson looks at the dominant history that has always been the British gaze mapped onto the African landscape.
Maxwell Mutanda presents a 1978 film ‘Blacks Britannica’ which was banned in Britain upon its release looking at structural racism in Britian.
Giles Nartey investigates how the reading of a city and ways to disguise architecture and communities to help preserve them.
A Global History of Architecture
Associate Professor Felicity Atekpe presents ‘A Global History of Architecture’ a book which changed the way architectural history is viewed, studied and taught.
Architecture Without Architects
Dr Kwame Addae-Dappah presents in “Architecture Without Architects: A Short Introduction to Non-Pedigreed Architecture”, Bernard Rudofsky steps outside the narrowly defined discipline that has governed our sense of architectural history and discusses the art of building as a universal phenomenon.
Degree’s of Exchange: Exploring Community, Culture and Place through the lens of Materiality
Through an architectural and material intervention this programme aims to explore multiplicity within identity and culture by developing a language of architecture that helps Tyler Ebanja to investigate and reveal ‘who I am’...
Working Towards a Pluriversity: progressive conversations, NOT solutions
In light of recent events, such as George Floyd’s death, we have granted ourselves the liberation of being able to address the idea of race and thus the realisation of how evident it is that change needs to happen. Shaunee Lyn Tan explores further.
Urban Africa Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK): Disrupting risk accumulation through enhanced local capacities across the Global South.
How can cities in the global south alleviate the effects of urban risks? Professor Adriana Allen, Professor Cassidy Johnson, Dr. Emmauel Osuteye and Dr Rita Lambert investigate what can be done.
Lo Marshall presents Rebel Dykes, a 2021 film telling the story of post-punk SM dyke subculture in 1980s London.
For the War Yet to Come: Planning Beirut’s Frontier
Dr Azadeh Mashayekhi presents ‘For the War Yet to Come: Planning Beirut’s Frontier’ a book by Hiba Bou Akar looking at urban planning in areas of conflict.
“Horace Ové, The Black Safari, (Comedy) 1972”
Isaac Nanabeyin Simpson presents a 1972 spoof documentary for BBC2’s World about Series called ‘Black Safari’.
Citizens’ Assembly Lebanon
Ala’a Shehabi looks at an innovative method to integrate and democratise research whilst transforming the role of a university into a key facilitator for social and material change.
LGBTQ+ nightlife in London
Initiated in 2016 by Dr Ben Campkin and Lo Marshall, in collaboration with community groups the Raze Collective and the Queer Spaces Network, this research project focuses on nightlife spaces important to London's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) communities since 1986.
The Crumple and the Scrape: Two Genderqueer Textiles
The Crumple and the Scrape: Two Genderqueer textiles is a lecture by UC Berley College of Environmental Design’s Lucas Crawford, presented by Lo Marshall, looking at the role texture plays in gender and sexuality.
Cabildo de Pacha (Council of Earth)
Alex Kolar investigates the reintegration of Spanish Colonial architecture in the context of an indigenous society called the Muisca.
The Source of Self‑Regard
Associate Professor Sara Shafiei shares recordings and writings of Toni Morrison, the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature recipient.
La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun)
Giles Nartey presents a film from Senegal released in 1999 about a girl who faces obstacles and makes her way through life.
The Seres Museum
Mufeng Shi introduces the Seres Museum which is located in an alternative reality of Athens. In this museum the historical influence of Athena has been replaced by an Eastern goddess of silk.
Urban Housing Affordability Problem in Africa: A Search for Pragmatic Solution?
Dr Kwame Addae-Dapaah's paper takes a holistic view of the housing affordability problem to discuss the multifaceted nature of the problem vis-à-vis the political, social, institutional, economic and financial milieu of Africa.
The Anatomy of Being Chinese
Engaging the typology of an embassy to navigate and expose western perceptions and prejudices associated with China, the project aims to provide a counter-argument in response to the misconception of the country, the community and myself, a second generation Chinese-British immigrant.
Power Systems: Conversations with David Barsamian on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire
Associate Professor Felicity Atekpe presents ‘Power Systems: Conversations with David Barsamian on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire’ by Noam Chomsky who is exploring the most immediate and urgent concerns facing humanity
The Fyfield School of Land
The Fyfield School of Land is a project that is the outcome of a year of collaboration between Kaye Song and Negar Taatizadeh.
“Confucius’ Courtyard: Architecture, Philosophy and the Good Life in China”
Guang yu Ren presents Xing Ruan’s 2021 book ‘Confucius Courtyard –Architecture, Philosophy and the Good Life in China’.
Mr Dennis Scrivens this one is for you
Mahika Gautam’s project began as an exploration of the performative nature of the food-giving ritual in Indian culture.