Joyce's Garden
London, 1976

The literary text, Finnegan’s Wake, was used as the program for a project involving a dozen contributions by different students on a “real” site, London’s Covent Garden. The intersections of an ordinance survey grid became the locations of each architectural intervention, using the regular spacing of points to accommodate a heterogeneous selection of buildings. Moreover, the point grid functioned as a mediator between the mutually exclusive systems of words and stone, between the literary program and the architectural text. more

Program: Master Plan, Theoretical