‘Quilting was often a shared work, a pleasurable distraction with productive...– P.116. Lemire, B., 2011. Cotton. Oxford: Berg.
A Thoughts Journal: Falmouth VS. Exeter →
jessica-scarlett: ”This building isn’t supposed to be used in this way…” ”It’s a zoned site, it’s out of bounds.” ”Don’t you have a performance centre where you should be?” ”This is not that kind of building.” ”We cannot allow any activity that affects the environment or atmosphere of the building in this way”
‘There are common threads to the narratives in many former cotton...– Lemire, B., 2011. Cotton. Oxford: Berg.
Day One - Cardboard House
That most sordid of all havens, the corner,...
To withdraw into one’s corner is undoubtedly a meager expression. If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace. The corner is a haven that ensures us one of the things we prize most highly - immobility. When we recall the hours we have spent in our corners, we...
Gaston Bachelard’s theory from The Poetics of Space: Memories are motionless, and the more securely they are fixed in space, the sounder they are.
Architecture is the human organisation of space.
‘Social space is not an empty arena within which we conduct our lives;...– Doreen Massey