Designs to Thrive
Our next journey takes Concrete as its material focus with a rolling series of creative events in Scotland's seven cities. We introduce this series in collaboration with ArchiFringe 2021. Our exhibitions, talks, walks and special events take place 2022 through 2024.
From the minute to the monumental, concrete is the basis for a huge array of design interventions, the structural warp to a cultural weft of people, places and activities. However, forty percent of landfill in Scotland derives from the construction industry and globally, thirty percent of all landfill is concrete.
Concrete Designs to Thrive draws on essential acts of life:
NEST, MEET, HEAL, PRAY, LEARN, VOTE and PLAY.
Linking interventions at home and abroad, we foster international collaboration and highlight mindful, functional and sustainable design, ultimately asking: 'What structures help us to live well and prosper?
Image: Schwimmflügel by Florentina Abenstein.