Grainne Hassett, founding architect of The Calais Builds project, reflects on the building of the structures of a society and town. Discussing the importance of architectural research through practice, Hassett addresses some of the projects most pertinent issues regarding the political, social and environmental issues that continues to drive her work at the camp.
Whilst working in camp Hassett noted social and physical processes in the developing structures around her. Following the brutal demolition of the south camp Hassett commenced the task of mapping Calais to document a town disappeared.
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