Project name: Zenobia
"Memory's images, once they are fixed in words, are erased...."
Through the years and the changes continue to give their form to desires, and those in which desires either erase the city or are erased by it.
No one remembers what need or command or desire drove Zenobia’s founders to give their city this form, and so there is no telling whether it was satisfied by the city as we see it today, which has perhaps grown through successive superimpositions from the first, now undecipherable plan.
Nothing left, just a timeline.
Aims and focus of the subject
The use and importance of model, whether conceptual or detailed, forms and important and crucial aspect to the spatial thinking. Tendencies in recent years have highlighted how designers use models as tools to explore deeper understandings of forms, tectonics and most importantly, concepts.
The aims of the first project are to examine, explore and depict one narrative contained within Invisible Cities through the use spatial exploration in model format. Students are meant to read and interpret a specific narrative / story and three dimensionally explore / visualize the chosen narratives through tectonics, structure, form, order, thresholds, or any spatial quality of the city described in only 1 model.
Connie Cheung Yin Ling & Christy Wong Hin Wai from BA (Hons) Scheme in Design / Environment & Interior – Year 3