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CAPITAL FOR THE COLLECTIVE: THE LABOUR MIRACLE

CAPITAL FOR THE COLLECTIVE: THE LABOUR MIRACLE

 

Capital for the Collective: The Labour Miracle explores how climate change can be harnessed to positively influence the formation and critical engagement of public urban space. A hypothetical narrative is developed to critique 20th and 21st century Urban Idealism, examining the threshold between ideology and pragmatism. 

The project proposes a narrative in which Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party of the United Kingdom are pressured to prove the validity of their ideological ideas. Capital for the Collective: The Labour Miracle is a sovereign, Labour Party propaganda city on the site of sea level rise inundated London and the Thames Estuary. The Labour Miracle is the realisation of Labour optimism, where exaggerated ideology is manifested in pragmatic formations of space.

The city explores how individuals engage in the construction, participation, and demolition of their own community by empowering public altruism, civic philanthropy, and enhanced participation.

Masterplan Isometric.  View looking East along the sea level rise inundated Thames Estuary populated with Labour Citadels.

Masterplan Isometric. View looking East along the sea level rise inundated Thames Estuary populated with Labour Citadels.

The New National Health Service.  The gateways to the Labour Miracle are beacons of community health and engagement.

The New National Health Service. The gateways to the Labour Miracle are beacons of community health and engagement.

Strawberry Fields Forever.

Strawberry Fields Forever.

Labour Propaganda.

Labour Propaganda.

Election day in the Labour Miracle.

Election day in the Labour Miracle.

The Inhabitable Wall.

The Inhabitable Wall.