Architecture Week: Interview with Panos Tzortzopoulos and Tom Morgan

Panos Tzortzopoulos and Tom Morgan are recent graduates of Goldsmiths’ BA Design programme. Their final project — which featured in the Goldsmiths degree show - ‘Hyphen’ (16 June - 19 June 2017) — explores the notion of community within the dichotomous contexts of the Isle of Dogs and the Isle of Grain. The project interrogates the relationship between established communities and the ambitions of developers and suggests that collaborative, human-scale approaches to urban planning should be implemented to strengthen communities and allow residents to retain ownership over the areas in which they live. In this interview we discuss the methodologies behind their project and their ideas about ‘Hub Planning’ and its applications.

Image courtesy of Panos Tzortzopoulos and Tom Morgan

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