MAKING DO // Dialogues From Out of This World

Making Do is a collective of artists and designers and an independent publication, based in London. The projects developed by Making Do are informed by a culture of open source editorial tools and cross disciplinary collaborations. Through  the new issue,

MAKING DO // Dialogues From Out of This World

Making Do is a collective of artists and designers and an independent publication, based in London. The projects developed by Making Do are informed by a culture of open source editorial tools and cross disciplinary collaborations. Through  the new issue,

MAP FOR THE INTERGALACTIC METROPOLIS

MAKING DO _PLANET X PROJECT Workshop at Manorfield School, East London, Year 5 students ‘A map is a visual representation of an area—a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes. Many maps

MAP FOR THE INTERGALACTIC METROPOLIS

MAKING DO _PLANET X PROJECT Workshop at Manorfield School, East London, Year 5 students ‘A map is a visual representation of an area—a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes. Many maps

AVATON // @ 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Screening Schedule TONIA MARKETAKI: Sunday, March 13, 2011 – 20:00 STAVROS TORNES: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 – 15:30 (Ursula’s Guest Ticket) (the films entry at the festivals website)

AVATON // @ 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Screening Schedule TONIA MARKETAKI: Sunday, March 13, 2011 – 20:00 STAVROS TORNES: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 – 15:30 (Ursula’s Guest Ticket) (the films entry at the festivals website)

COMMON/ SQUATTED/ AUTONOMOUS/ MUNICIPAL/ PUBLIC SPACE

A collaboration between Ursula Dimitriou of Synthetica and Designer Mary Ikoniadou of Future Anecdotes. The poster was presented on the Lost in Space interdisciplinary workshop at UCL on 2nd and 3rd December 2010, organised by the Bartlett School of Architecture,

COMMON/ SQUATTED/ AUTONOMOUS/ MUNICIPAL/ PUBLIC SPACE

A collaboration between Ursula Dimitriou of Synthetica and Designer Mary Ikoniadou of Future Anecdotes. The poster was presented on the Lost in Space interdisciplinary workshop at UCL on 2nd and 3rd December 2010, organised by the Bartlett School of Architecture,

AVATON // @ Usurp Art Gallery

Avaton was presented at Usurp Gallery in London on 19/10/10 as part of a screening devoted to social documentaries. Thanks to Pulomi of Usurp Art Gallery for hosting the event and to Aoife and Sheena of Rough mix for organizing

AVATON // @ Usurp Art Gallery

Avaton was presented at Usurp Gallery in London on 19/10/10 as part of a screening devoted to social documentaries. Thanks to Pulomi of Usurp Art Gallery for hosting the event and to Aoife and Sheena of Rough mix for organizing

AVATON // @ TINAG

First public screening of ‘Avaton’ at TINAG festival in Brick Lane, London! Special thanks to: (for the screening) Deepa Naik and Trendon Oldfield for providing a great thinking platform Everybody who came to see the movie, for all the questions,

AVATON // @ TINAG

First public screening of ‘Avaton’ at TINAG festival in Brick Lane, London! Special thanks to: (for the screening) Deepa Naik and Trendon Oldfield for providing a great thinking platform Everybody who came to see the movie, for all the questions,

AVATON [Sanctuary]

Anarchy,Democracy and other ways of Political Participation Avaton is a documentary and at the same time a visual experiment linked to Ursula’s PhD research in the department of Visual Cultures in Goldsmiths University. The film deals with one of the

AVATON [Sanctuary]

Anarchy,Democracy and other ways of Political Participation Avaton is a documentary and at the same time a visual experiment linked to Ursula’s PhD research in the department of Visual Cultures in Goldsmiths University. The film deals with one of the

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CITY IS MY HOME™ // Exhibition Opening Night!

Synthetica’s CITY IS MY HOME™ is showcased at London’s King’s Cross! Glass lobby of Austin-Smith:Lord doubles as an unorthodox exhibition space allowing CITY IS MY HOME™ photos to be seen from both sides and thus turning passer-bys into audience. To

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CITY IS MY HOME™ // Exhibition Opening Night!

Synthetica’s CITY IS MY HOME™ is showcased at London’s King’s Cross! Glass lobby of Austin-Smith:Lord doubles as an unorthodox exhibition space allowing CITY IS MY HOME™ photos to be seen from both sides and thus turning passer-bys into audience. To

FUSION PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION // First Prize

Dejan Mrdja of Studio Synthetica won the First Prize among 100 other entries at the Fusion photography competition! The event was hosted by architectural photographer Timothy Soar. Image is taken near St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. Not bad for a Wednesday

FUSION PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION // First Prize

Dejan Mrdja of Studio Synthetica won the First Prize among 100 other entries at the Fusion photography competition! The event was hosted by architectural photographer Timothy Soar. Image is taken near St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. Not bad for a Wednesday

ARCHITECTURAL JARGON*

*Your project does not really makes any sense but still you want to publish it/present it/build it? Afraid that it won’t be considerate socially and ethical responsible? Lucking the proper academic jargon? Do not despair! Here is a list of

ARCHITECTURAL JARGON*

*Your project does not really makes any sense but still you want to publish it/present it/build it? Afraid that it won’t be considerate socially and ethical responsible? Lucking the proper academic jargon? Do not despair! Here is a list of

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REAL ESTATE AGENT’S DREAM

Henry went to sleep feeling tired and preoccupied. The last week in the office was exhausting. He had shown over 100 different properties all around London to all sorts of clients. Yet he managed to sell none. Clients always wanted

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REAL ESTATE AGENT’S DREAM

Henry went to sleep feeling tired and preoccupied. The last week in the office was exhausting. He had shown over 100 different properties all around London to all sorts of clients. Yet he managed to sell none. Clients always wanted

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CITY IS MY HOME™

What would you design if you were asked to create a product that comprises aspects of sustainability, energy saving, efficiency of function and materials while having in mind different social groups? Synthetica created: CITY IS MY HOME™ (bollard bar) CITY

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CITY IS MY HOME™

What would you design if you were asked to create a product that comprises aspects of sustainability, energy saving, efficiency of function and materials while having in mind different social groups? Synthetica created: CITY IS MY HOME™ (bollard bar) CITY

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SUBTLE INTERVENTIONS

Do you think that London’s open spaces are perhaps a bit dull? Would you prefer them slightly more animated and interesting? Would you enjoy a stroll there? Would you trust an architect to intervene on them? Studio Synthetica did it!

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SUBTLE INTERVENTIONS

Do you think that London’s open spaces are perhaps a bit dull? Would you prefer them slightly more animated and interesting? Would you enjoy a stroll there? Would you trust an architect to intervene on them? Studio Synthetica did it!

CAMP GAIDOURONISSI // Resourcefulness and Sustainability of Self-Made Housing

Presented at O3on Gallery/22-30.09.2008/Belgrade/Serbia/for Redesign your mind 2 Gaidouronissi, a small island south of Crete, has only five permanent inhabitants. Several hundred others, temporary residents, camp out on the island during the summer. All of them attempt to protect themselves

CAMP GAIDOURONISSI // Resourcefulness and Sustainability of Self-Made Housing

Presented at O3on Gallery/22-30.09.2008/Belgrade/Serbia/for Redesign your mind 2 Gaidouronissi, a small island south of Crete, has only five permanent inhabitants. Several hundred others, temporary residents, camp out on the island during the summer. All of them attempt to protect themselves

WHITE HOUSE REDUX // A Reminder for the Elected and the Unelected

The White House is a universally recognised symbol of political authority and a proven – and successful – architectural embodiment of power. We would like to keep it as it is, in the position that it is and in the

WHITE HOUSE REDUX // A Reminder for the Elected and the Unelected

The White House is a universally recognised symbol of political authority and a proven – and successful – architectural embodiment of power. We would like to keep it as it is, in the position that it is and in the