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Aideen McCole

http://aideenmccole.com

Krogerupgade 7, 2200 København N, Denmark
Aideen McCole is a writer and curator specialising in contemporary design and architecture. She has a masters in Curating Contemporary Design from Kingston University and the Design Museum, London, and has worked with organisations including the Irish Architecture Foundation, the 100 Archive, the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Victoria and Albert Museum. She was born in Ireland and is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Collecting Architecture -> Collective Architecture


Collecting ideas to shape our future cities

Collecting Architecture -> Collective Architecture


Collecting ideas to shape our future cities
We photograph and share thoughts on the spaces we inhabit all the time: is this a resource we can put to better use?
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We have opinions about the places and spaces we inhabit, and we share them more and more. We take photos of buildings, textures, experiences and objects and post them on Instagram, we tell each other about our days on Facebook, we offload our aggravations on Twitter. We give the world a huge amount of information about our experience in the built environment every day: what if we could harness this so that designers, architects and decision makers see our cities the way we do? What if we could use the resources we already have - smart phones and social networks - to pilot design ideas, advocate for the preservation of our built heritage or crowdsource new architectural ideas?

We already collect architecture: our Pinterest pages, Instagram feeds and Twitter timelines are full of the spaces and experiences we love... or loathe. Let's enhance and increase how we collect architecture, and transform it into collective architecture: let's all contribute to the design of our cities.

Collecting Architecture -> Collective Architecture


Collecting ideas to shape our future cities

Collecting Architecture -> Collective Architecture


Collecting ideas to shape our future cities
We photograph and share thoughts on the spaces we inhabit all the time: is this a resource we can put to better use?
File under

We have opinions about the places and spaces we inhabit, and we share them more and more. We take photos of buildings, textures, experiences and objects and post them on Instagram, we tell each other about our days on Facebook, we offload our aggravations on Twitter. We give the world a huge amount of information about our experience in the built environment every day: what if we could harness this so that designers, architects and decision makers see our cities the way we do? What if we could use the resources we already have - smart phones and social networks - to pilot design ideas, advocate for the preservation of our built heritage or crowdsource new architectural ideas?

We already collect architecture: our Pinterest pages, Instagram feeds and Twitter timelines are full of the spaces and experiences we love... or loathe. Let's enhance and increase how we collect architecture, and transform it into collective architecture: let's all contribute to the design of our cities.


Idea by

Aideen McCole
Krogerupgade 7
2200 København N
Denmark
Aideen McCole is a writer and curator specialising in contemporary design and architecture. She has a masters in Curating Contemporary Design from Kingston University and the Design Museum, London, and has worked with organisations including the Irish Architecture Foundation, the 100 Archive, the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Victoria and Albert Museum. She was born in Ireland and is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark.