2016 - 2017

Units, Scales and Measures

Naomi Shewa (1st Year)

Independent London

The line between real and fiction is becoming ever fuzzier as our lived reality is morphed effortlessly to suit different narratives. Post truth culture has seeped into our real allowing skewed perceptions to direct outcomes; the most obvious examples being the US presidential elections and the UK’s eventual withdrawal from Europe. This project is set in independent London. London has officially divorced from England and is faced with sole responsibilty for its imports. Using the Thames as the distribution network it once was is instrumental to the city’s survival. Deepwater vessels carry international shipments into a new port at Erith Harbour. Here they are transferred onto barges and distributed to wharves that are spread along the length of the river, each specializing in a different type of import.


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