ADS2’s by-now legendary roadtrips into the London periphery form a part of Charles’ essay in the new issue of Icon magazine. More on the issue can be found here.
An exploration into the semi-detached housing in Bournville. Architect William Harvey wrote that “monotony should be avoided by variation”, this short animation intends to offer commentary on the similarities and differences in the elevations of Bournville cottages.
Rhetoric and reality in the ‘New Town’ of Ebbsfleet.
Is the aspiration of home ownership still relevant today, or are we hankering after a misguided dream spawned from 1950s American suburbia?
Clips from Revolutionary Road are cut together with personal footage from Ebbsfleet Garden City and the developer’s promotional videos.
Here’s a group photo by Elly Ward of ADS2 during last Thursday’s road trip to Letchworth Garden City, Milton Keynes and Milton Keynes, the latter being the original village which spawned the New Town.