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Beyond lending - A case study (2022)
Book Chapter
Lovesmith, G., Miah, M. F., & Singleton, A. (2023). Beyond lending - A case study. In M. McVicar, S. Kite, & C. Drozynski (Eds.), Generosity and Architecture (252-261). Abingdon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Maindee Library+ , Newport, is a volunteer-run, community initiated, piece of social infrastructure. Through a co-produced, socially engaged art programme, Maindee Unlimited appointed architects George Lovesmith (Integrated Workshop) & Sarah Hollingw... Read More about Beyond lending - A case study.

Introduction (2022)
Book Chapter
McVIcair, M., Kite, S., & Drozynski, C. (2022). Introduction. In M. McVicar, S. Kite, & C. Drożyński (Eds.), Generosity and Architecture (320). Routledge

Generosity in architecture has an ambiguous reputation, associated as much with lack as with excess. At best generosity defines an ordered equation in building between need, expression, and means; abundant and giving – yet ecologically responsible. Y... Read More about Introduction.

Conditional generosity (2022)
Book Chapter
Drozynski, C. (2022). Conditional generosity. In M. McVicar, S. Kite, & C. Drożyński (Eds.), Generosity and Architecture. Routledge

In a situation where the stakes on offer are high, it is rarely the case that the act of giving will prove to be purely selfless. The act of donation is tainted with an assumption that the recipient will utilise the gift in a way that would be approv... Read More about Conditional generosity.

Fragmented concepts of sustainability in the translations of knowledge – to – object – to - knowledge of subject (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Drozynski, C. (2022, August). Fragmented concepts of sustainability in the translations of knowledge – to – object – to - knowledge of subject. Presented at SEEDS conference, UWE bristol

This paper draws from Deleuze’s Francis Bacon; The Logic of Sensation to understand how sustainability operates as a concept and how the marketing strategies of the company can be viewed in the context of relationality between parts and the impact of... Read More about Fragmented concepts of sustainability in the translations of knowledge – to – object – to - knowledge of subject.

Architecture without Prelates, Magistrates and Admirals: The R3build pavilion (2022)
Book Chapter
Drozynski, C. (2022). Architecture without Prelates, Magistrates and Admirals: The R3build pavilion. In A. Bliss, & D. Kopec (Eds.), Architectural Factors for Infection and Disease Control. Routledge

Architects, much like diagnosticians of a body suffering from a malady are investigators of the state society is in. They examine the condition of culture to propose an adequate spatial response that does not only provides a solution to a problem (of... Read More about Architecture without Prelates, Magistrates and Admirals: The R3build pavilion.

Holes in architecture: A queer eye on a design method (2022)
Journal Article
Drożyński, C. (2022). Holes in architecture: A queer eye on a design method. Architecture and Culture, 10(2), 285-303. https://doi.org/10.1080/20507828.2022.2062658

This article analyzes the formation of a conceptual persona in a narrative which some architects use in the design process. It focuses on a description of such a persona borrowed from Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s What is Philosophy? It present... Read More about Holes in architecture: A queer eye on a design method.

Nurturing architecture: Education, research and practice for health and wellbeing (2021)
Journal Article
Meraz, F., Marco, E., Rice, L., & Drozynski, C. (2021). Nurturing architecture: Education, research and practice for health and wellbeing. Charrette, 7(2), 1-9

Nurturing Architecture explores how an ethos of care, of providing nourishment and supporting growth and development, might be understood as a founding principle for architectural education and practice. The term allows multiple interpretations, whic... Read More about Nurturing architecture: Education, research and practice for health and wellbeing.

Studio archaeology (2021)
Physical Artefact
Banou, S., Carless, T., Drozynski, C., Grogoriadou, E., Hynam, M., Littlefield, D., & Roush, P. Studio archaeology. [Paper, concertina and six pamphlets]. London

Spatial imagination, free-hand and digital drawing, model making and diagramming, modelling techniques, theoretical position, are a particular focus, this year, to focus upon the human occupation of space, the loss of social space correlating with th... Read More about Studio archaeology.

Pedagogical nurture through other means: A style of educating for architects by Gilles Deleuze (2021)
Journal Article
Drozynski, C. (2021). Pedagogical nurture through other means: A style of educating for architects by Gilles Deleuze. Charrette, 7(2), 37-56

The current landscape of architectural pedagogy is exposed to issues of standardisation that echo the ones that higher education faced in the second half of the twentieth century. The systems of pedagogic nurture in academia that were proposed during... Read More about Pedagogical nurture through other means: A style of educating for architects by Gilles Deleuze.

The COVID-19 External Studio: Can this blended learning model be the future of an agile architectural-studio? (2021)
Working Paper
Burch, J., Bourne, A., Moriarty, A., Marco, E., Drozynski, C., & Lavaf-Pour, Y. The COVID-19 External Studio: Can this blended learning model be the future of an agile architectural-studio?

The learning-by-doing studio environment has been redefined and transformed during COVID-19 and is now primarily delivered online. What before could have been considered an impossibility has now become the norm. Architecture schools all over the worl... Read More about The COVID-19 External Studio: Can this blended learning model be the future of an agile architectural-studio?.

The folds of desire (2018)
Book Chapter
Drozynski, C. (in press). The folds of desire. In C. drozynski, & D. Beljaars (Eds.), Civic Spaces and Desire. Routledge

The Fold is a piece written by Gilles Deleuze (1991) in which he writes of a plane of consistency that is a metaphysical representation of space. Once folded the plane symbolises the creation of relationships between two points of space be it physica... Read More about The folds of desire.

Counter-Conduct; The Architecture of Fools in the city of Nowa Huta (2016)
Journal Article
Drozynski, C. (in press). Counter-Conduct; The Architecture of Fools in the city of Nowa Huta. Global Society, 30(2), 360-386

During Communism in the second half of the 20th Century the ‘analytical space’ of Polish cities was dominated by the architectural intent of creating a new type of human: ‘homo-sovieticus . Any distancing from the prescribed mode of behaviour that wo... Read More about Counter-Conduct; The Architecture of Fools in the city of Nowa Huta.

Introduction of the Transpired Solar Collector into the market of the convergence areas of Wales
Presentation / Conference
Drozynski, C., Brown, C., Jones, P., Schmieder-Gaite, T., Dixon, D., Jenkins, H., …Waldron, D. Introduction of the Transpired Solar Collector into the market of the convergence areas of Wales. Paper presented at ZEMCH, Melbourne

This paper investigates the process of implementing a retrofit - type technology (a transpired solar collector) into the convergence areas of Wales which is considered as an economically developing area in terms of sustainable interventions. This pap... Read More about Introduction of the Transpired Solar Collector into the market of the convergence areas of Wales.