REVIEW: Bernard Tschumi; The Manhattan Transcripts

University of Greenwich MA Landscape Architecture student, Blanche Crossley, reviews Tschumi’s The Manhattan Transcripts. Bernard Tschumi’s The Manhattan Transcripts are a collection of architectural drawings that do not act as a completed proposal. They hang between reality and fantasy. Tschumi uses the transcripts to make sense of an architectural reality that incorporates sequences, movement and functionality. He focuses on using different mediums that portray different events … Continue reading REVIEW: Bernard Tschumi; The Manhattan Transcripts

Richard Long; measuring the environment through space, time and physicality

 Richard Long creates environmental art by having physical engagement with the landscape, without it being of a particularly intrusive nature. Long’s work appears in several different forms from mud paintings within a gallery space to marking in the landscape. There is a psycho-geographic connotation to his work as he records spontaneous interactions with the landscape through planned explorations and journeys.   Richard Long, A line … Continue reading Richard Long; measuring the environment through space, time and physicality

Bourke’s emotive communication with the landscape

‘The Springing of George Blake’ by Sean Bourke graphically details preparations for the escape of George Blake from Wormwood Scrubs Prison. Blake was a KGB double agent who in 1964 was given a 42-year sentence, each year a symbol of every British spy he betrayed, and led to his or her death. The event was a highly charged event. However, many protested the length of … Continue reading Bourke’s emotive communication with the landscape