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Surrealist Thames-side Piers Tellurian Relics

Surrealist Thames-side Piers Tellurian Relics

Murray, Shaun (2018) Surrealist Thames-side Piers Tellurian Relics. Architectural Design, 88 (2). pp. 78-83. ISSN 0003-8504 (doi:

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For Shaun Murray – an architect and architectural teacher at the Architectural Association and University of Greenwich – the design of architecture is more than the deployment of discrete objects in space. Rather, it is the marshalling and bottom‐up choreography of highly complex spacetime entities that are both organic and inorganic. So objects become ‘things’ of indeterminate duration, highly networked, always reconfiguring and morphing. Murray has developed notations and drafting techniques that facilitate his understanding of architectural space and which he uses in his experimental practice – ENIAtype, based in London.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special Issue: Celebrating the Marvellous: Surrealism in Architecture
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tellurian Relics Project, River Thames, London, Umwelten, Clove Hitch Quay, Battersea Reach, Chthonic Relic, Surrealist Thames‐side Piers, ENIAtype
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > Architecture and Landscape Research and Enterprise
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DSC)
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2020 22:18
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: REF 4

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