Diploma Unit Two. Architectural Association School of Architecture

Tools for Architecture is a research unit based at the Architectural Association in London formed by a team of MArch AA Diploma students and lead by Space Popular directors Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg.

Scenario 1 : The Assembly

The building system functions as an assembly space for an institution, here seen as the UN. Programmatically, the space reinforces the importance of the event taking place and its meaning. Experiencially, it induces a psychologically a need for contemplation and reservation, and an neurological impulse that results in pro-social behaviour and cohesion. A manual trigger of the mechanism exists in the space that can perform a ceremonial function.20170523_assemblyportrait