Defining Blasphemy(ies)

This thesis, which was presented alongside the project “the Institute of Freespeech”, concerned the power of free speech and free action within architecture. Through the thesis I sought to establish the theory behind these new architectural conditions whilst seeking to dispute existing architectural ‘intimidators and silencers’.
‘Who can speak’, ‘where one can speak’ and ‘how one can be heard’ were all central themes to the creation of a new urban fabric within the city of London. Notions of Blasphemy, and the sacred, gave the project a theological backing - dealing primarily with the feasibility of an individual within a “free” event space.