meet the underFOOTs

The Underfoots are a collection of creatures from various places around the world. They are all manifestations of the overlooked, mossy intricate worlds underfoot.

It takes a child to teach us how to build a village.

how kids can dig into the way we think about our material environment, and then how we build our living spaces together.

Reclaiming the Lawn

   Finding space to grow vegetables, flowers and medicine on the lawn would have been impossible if I would have approached the landlord through criticism of the lawn, saying that the whole patch… Continue reading

A Village of a Thousand Frozen Bricks – Part I

Winter has gone, and its spring. time to forget everything about the -20 cold snap and move on to planting gardens…..though i’d like to take a moment to look back to what we… Continue reading

The shadow of a living sculpture

Following an impulse to sketch the shadow of a sculpture cast upon a piece of paper. Feels good to follow impulses which don’t have an obvious outcome sometimes.

fencing with teenagers

Ice Storm Shelter Design

Surviving Memory ‘2005’

glasgow, scotland (2005)

Charcoal Birds. Vichy, France (2006).

2007. 2′-2′ (circumference). hand made charcoal and raw chalk from the cliffs of Dover.

The Beaver Lodge (l.e.e.d. platinum 2009)

This shelter housed the¬†adventurous¬†play of many hundreds of children at the evergreen brick works in the don valley from 2009-2011. This idea is not unique, to look to the beavers for how to… Continue reading