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Remi Connolly-Taylor, Jessica Stock, Mónica García Koewandhono

REMI.C.T Studio

http://remict.com/

London, United Kingdom
REMI.C.T Ltd is a design-led construction development studio founded by Remi Connolly Taylor. The ambition of the studio is to challenge the parameters of London’s housing, work, retail and public spaces and extend their potential by creating a design-led environment, in the demanding and dynamic circumstances of our vibrant and busy city.

THE FUTURE IS UP | THE RISING OF THE ARTIST STUDIO


THE FUTURE IS UP | THE RISING OF THE ARTIST STUDIO


The future of architecture lies within a fusion of art and development; creating a design-led, diverse environment.
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This piece aims to challenge how we perceive development within residential communities through creating a structure that will keep the diversity of artistic communities post-gentrification.
Gentrification is a strong word. And yet, it is a story that we are all too familiar with on a local, European and Global scale. The artists create cultural capital, and subsequently, the residential appeal creates value. Within the laboratory of Hackney Wick, the studio is watching this process in motion with artists relocating from their typical warehouse settings. London’s creative communities are essential to the city’s cultural personality; so how can we keep them engraved within a long-term community?
We have created a system that would not only make this feasible for the artist but the people who create the physical representation of those spaces, the developer. The future is up.


The Artist Tower would create a new idea of artist spaces presented in the context of maintaining the density and a new form of future studio spaces. Its influence to its surroundings is in cohesion to the future fabric of the district, through softening the ground floor economical bust. An artist typically needs tall heights and an affordable space. Each space would be a raw canvas space, thus the finish does not have to be at the highest standard, which creates a sustainable studio environmen

THE FUTURE IS UP | THE RISING OF THE ARTIST STUDIO


THE FUTURE IS UP | THE RISING OF THE ARTIST STUDIO


The future of architecture lies within a fusion of art and development; creating a design-led, diverse environment.
File under

This piece aims to challenge how we perceive development within residential communities through creating a structure that will keep the diversity of artistic communities post-gentrification.
Gentrification is a strong word. And yet, it is a story that we are all too familiar with on a local, European and Global scale. The artists create cultural capital, and subsequently, the residential appeal creates value. Within the laboratory of Hackney Wick, the studio is watching this process in motion with artists relocating from their typical warehouse settings. London’s creative communities are essential to the city’s cultural personality; so how can we keep them engraved within a long-term community?
We have created a system that would not only make this feasible for the artist but the people who create the physical representation of those spaces, the developer. The future is up.


The Artist Tower would create a new idea of artist spaces presented in the context of maintaining the density and a new form of future studio spaces. Its influence to its surroundings is in cohesion to the future fabric of the district, through softening the ground floor economical bust. An artist typically needs tall heights and an affordable space. Each space would be a raw canvas space, thus the finish does not have to be at the highest standard, which creates a sustainable studio environmen


Idea by

Remi Connolly-Taylor, Jessica Stock, Mónica García Koewandhono
REMI.C.T Studio
London
United Kingdom
REMI.C.T Ltd is a design-led construction development studio founded by Remi Connolly Taylor. The ambition of the studio is to challenge the parameters of London’s housing, work, retail and public spaces and extend their potential by creating a design-led environment, in the demanding and dynamic circumstances of our vibrant and busy city.