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.

Trust as a medium

We are currently in the age of information explosion, which we rely on the medium to gather information. The reporting orientation of the media usually depends on the various forces behind the organization. The “facts” that many media have built, or the truth of things, are sometimes not necessarily correct, or even directly distorted or out of nothing. Therefore, the media is constructive, not reflective. In the process of news production, it is actually to construct frameworks. People believe that they are moving toward to real facts. In fact, only the media is constructing more frameworks for people to pursue a reality that does not exist. In the end, we were instead constructed by the framework. Trust as a medium between information and reality. Three examples following this process. Circular reporting, agreements and herd behavior (individuals in a group act collectively)