Project Compass: The Portsmouth Elephant Cage

Walter Menteth, Russell Curtis

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site


A micro web site with summary, launching the process, procedures, distributing briefings and context descriptions nationally & internationally.  Over 23th - 25th Nov. 2016, the Portsmouth Elephant Cage brought together seventeen competitively selected young Dutch and British experts in Architecture, Landscape and Engineering to work jointly on a design research collaboration with Masters students from Portsmouth School of Architecture MUD Studio 5. In three teams, over three days, they prepared three designs in answer to a comprehensive briefing, for the Portsmouth Southsea frontage, that responded to climate change induced rises in sea levels and the coastal defenses being proposed there; exploring propositions for local and global application. The teams were supported by seven expert design mentors from across the three faculties.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherProject Compass CIC
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sept 2016
Externally publishedYes


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