What is a Community Park?

We have been collaborating with the Bridgefoot Street Park Community Group over the past months to produce a Manifesto for a community park at this vacant site in the liberties. Consultation starts tonight 20th April at 18h St Catherines Church, Thomas St.

 

 

Cairdeas – through to second round.

Our project Cairdeas has been selected for the second round of the Homes for Smart Ageing Universal Design Challenge organised by Rebuilding Ireland. The project develops the good work already underway by Amicitia in Athenry Co. Galway, Ireland. We developed this concept further using the 7 principles of universal design as our guidelines and are working towards creating a prototype that can begin to address some of the many issues facing the small town in rural Ireland.

In short Cairdeas provides homecare support for older people using modern technologies; the home is linked to a telecare and social hub in the centre of the town. The project operates around a community development platform, allowing other organisations to get involved and revenue to be redistributed towards spatial interventions that improve the public realm of the town for all age groups. This strengthens local networks and promotes micro‐enterprises to build lifetime rural communities.

Our work for the second phase is already underway, currently in a research phase we are keen to talk to anybody who may find this approach interesting so please get in touch if that’s you. The second phase will be complete mid June.

Full project info here

Into the Wild published on Domusweb, Archdaily and Divisare

We got some great new photos of the project by architect and photographer Jacopo Gennari Feslikenian please take a look below.

next to this the project has been published widely on a number of international sites

Link to the Domusweb article

Here it is on Arch Daily

and also on Divisare 

 

 

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Internships available

We are currently looking for an architecture intern to join our design team in Amsterdam for 3 months.

Requirements:

  • Currently studying Architecture (Please note an Enrolment statement from the University in which you currently study is required)
  • Strong graphic design and rendering skills.
  • Excellent command of AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent craft and model-making skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, candidates who also have fluent Dutch are preferred
  • We are a small office, candidates must be able to work independently.

Successful candidates will receive a monthly stipend + daily lunch in our cafe at the Open Coöp in Amsterdam

Please send your CV to daryl@dmau.com

A10 Documentary Edit

And the mammoth task of editing our A10 documentary has begun. Over the past year we have met lots of great people doing amazing things along the edges of this Amsterdam motorway, we were lucky to be allowed to film these stories and get access to some great locations. Now the editing has begun and we will hopefully be able to provide you with some updates and snippets over the coming months before the film will launch later in the year. Stay tuned!

Ballyfermot Play Park

Our full proposal for the Ballyfermot Play Park is now online. We received 2nd place in the open competition, thanks to our collaborators Openfabric, MASER and Ramp-Riders.

A10 Film presented at New Generations Festival

Next to our workshop at New Generations we presented our work including an indepth look at the work in progress behind the scenes of the A10 documentary.