Acting as archaeologists, forensic observers and oracles, we extract evidence from the city, of its people, stories and architecture. Using selected sites in Central London as catalyst, we discover and construct new realities of the city by weaving together visions of past, present and future. As the protagonist did in Christopher Nolans’ film Inception, we ‘create and perceive our world simultaneously’.
Students will gain ﬁrst-hand experience of collaborating on visualizations that transcend mere portrayal. We will work directly with the passage of time and movement through space. With footage of an urban journey as a base, we will collectively draw visions of the city in real time as overlays to the film. We will create time-based experiences of urban proposals that will inevitably complement and compete with each other, just as the city always does with itself.