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Informal use of built environment 1

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Informal use of built environment 1

  1. 1. Informal Use of the Built Environment around the Markets Area, Dublin 7
  2. 2. The following is a documentation of a series ofwalks which were taken around the marketsarea on 18th and 26th of January 2011.Along the way unprogrammed behavioursand traces of unprogrammed behaviourswere documented as a way of investigatingthe social norms of the people in the areaand how the the built environment is actuallyused as opposed to how we imagine it isused.
  3. 3. Dérive 1 - 18.01.’11 - 06.45 - 08.45
  4. 4. No. 1Streets used for loading and unloading
  5. 5. No. 2Streets used for forklift fun
  6. 6. No. 3Bringhtly lit deep spaces of warehouses astheatres on the street edge
  7. 7. No. 4Warehouses lights as street lights
  8. 8. No. 5Streets used for loading and unloading.
  9. 9. No. 6Streets used for storage. Pallets filled withboxes of cabbage and brocccoli lined thestreets
  10. 10. No. 7Shopkeepers as street police
  11. 11. No. 8Empty lorries as empty stages
  12. 12. No. 9Oversized lorries squeeze down tinystreets
  13. 13. No. 10‘The Coffee Shop’ used as a meetingspace
  14. 14. No. 11‘The Coffee Shop’ used as a space to bealone
  15. 15. No. 12The outside of bedrooms is used as a park-ing space for HGVs.
  16. 16. No. 13Shoes on the wires used as signage
  17. 17. No. 14Street used as a bin
  18. 18. No. 15Empty stalls as theatrical space
  19. 19. Dérive 2 - 18.01.’11 - 11.00 - 13.00
  20. 20. No. 1The dome at the four courts used asschmoozing space
  21. 21. No. 2The markets as a day out
  22. 22. No. 3Clothes lines as parking space delinators
  23. 23. No. 4Street as footpath
  24. 24. Dérive 3 - 26.01.’11 - 12.00 - 13.00
  25. 25. No. 1Railing as place for broken bicycle locks
  26. 26. No. 2Roof as a garden
  27. 27. No. 3Domestic wondow for selling goods
  28. 28. No. 4Street as rubbish bin
  29. 29. No. 5Footpath as a garden extenstion
  30. 30. No. 6Footpath as rubbish bin
  31. 31. No. 7Street as storage
  32. 32. No. 8Broken window as coat rack
  33. 33. No. 9Markets as meeting place for friends
  34. 34. No. 10Crash barrier as bicycle rack
  35. 35. No. 11Footpath as place to display goods
  36. 36. No. 12Fire Assembly point as a perfect spot forgrafitti
  37. 37. Dérive 4 - 26.01.’11 - 12.00 - 13.00
  38. 38. No. 1Railing as seat and swing
  39. 39. No. 2Traffic Island as place for storage
  40. 40. No. 3The street as a shop
  41. 41. No. 4Hoarding as advertising space
  42. 42. No. 5Luas journey as a site seeing adventure
  43. 43. No. 6Luas tracks as cycle lanes
  44. 44. No. 8Pedestrian island as space to chat topassers-by
  45. 45. No. 9Domestic window used for personalexpression
  46. 46. No. 10House as a celebration of holidays
  47. 47. No. 11Public street reserved for personal use
  48. 48. No. 12Front railings of house as an airingcupboard
  49. 49. No. 13Derelict site as a rubbish bin
  50. 50. No. 14Footpath for kicking football
  51. 51. No. 15Swing set for pull ups
  52. 52. No. 16Footpath for having arguments
  53. 53. No. 17Footpath - a space for contemplating anddrinking a beer
  54. 54. No. 18Window cill - a space for drinking a beerand listening to music
  55. 55. No. 19Windows for display
  56. 56. No. 20Laneway for storage
  57. 57. No. 21Doorway for smoking
  58. 58. No. 22Street for storage

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