RCA SHOW 2012

Michael Tuck

Architecture


London's Eternal Summertime, View of Pool

Digital collage


London's Eternal Summer

In a culture where we expect all foods to be available at all times of the year, the scheme explores whether the urban heat island effect of the City of London can be used to create a constant summertime. Using the excess heat from financial trading servers to create a tropical holiday destination and fertile growing spaces, the project asks if the ubiquitous office block can grow more than profits.



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michael.tuck@network.rca.ac.uk

miketuckstudio.com


Specialism: ADS1


CV

Degrees

MA, Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, 2008; BA (Hons), Architecture, University of Cambridge, 2004

Experience

Architectural assistant, Clive Sall Architecture, London, 2009 to present; Architectural assistant, Gort Scott, London, 2008–9; Architectural assistant, 5th Studio, Cambridge, 2004–6

Exhibitions

Pulse Miami, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, Miami, USA, 2011; Fake Modern, Camden Arts Centre, London, 2011; Fresh Air Machine, Calvert 22, London, 2010; Land Securities Studio Awards, SW1 Gallery, London, 2009

Awards

Winner, Land Securities Studio Awards, 2008; Short list, John Moores Painting Prize, 2008