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Growing Space

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Growing Space - Green House Project

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Rosie Munro Kerr Thu 8 Feb 2018 1:33PM

THANK YOU everyone for attending.

Minutes from our meeting this morning attached.

Action points for everyone before next meeting are:
1. contact local carpet shops/suppliers/fitters and fabric shops for cardboard tubes
2. collect recycled items and possible materials to test during next meeting
3. start plastic bottle collections in colleges
4. DOCUMENT materials collection process
5. write conceptual statement for circulation to rest of Digital Maker Collective.

We wrote an overarching statement for the whole 'Are humans sustainable?' group. Ours is summarised as:
'Growing space' is a space for growing and is sourced locally from waste.

We will still need our statements for our group specifically which can use 'growing space' as a module within various sentences.

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday 14th February @ 10am

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Eloïse Thu 8 Feb 2018 5:59PM

Thank you for the notes of the meeting ! Hanna and I went to the Tate Modern this afternoon and I took some pictures of the space... I can edit them so we can start drawing our ideas of how the structure would look like ?

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Rosie Munro Kerr Thu 8 Feb 2018 6:19PM

Yes good idea. I’ve put some bottle collections up in Chelsea. I’ll
Make some more and start contacting carpet fitters for tubing. I’m going to try some newspaper tests too.

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Rosie Munro Kerr Thu 8 Feb 2018 2:10PM

Statements from Hanna and Eloise:
GROWING SPACE

A collaborative project about local collection and sustainable communal space.
Raising awareness by showing the amount of waste we produce.
- We are GROWING a SPACE
- It is a GROWING SPACE
- Plants are GROWING with(in) this SPACE
- We are GROWING in this SPACE
- With GROWING waste we are GROWING this SPACE
- GROWING awareness on a sustainable SPACE
- GROWING sustainability through SPACE
- GROWING design possibilities by reusing waste.
- GROWING communities by GROWING awareness
- GROWING communal interaction through SPACE
- interactive sustainable design experience]
- GROWING awareness through the interaction within the waste collection process

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Rosie Munro Kerr Thu 8 Feb 2018 6:16PM

I would actually go with these ones and keep it fairly short:
GROWING SPACE

A collaborative project about local collection and sustainable, communal space.
- We are GROWING a SPACE
- It is a GROWING SPACE
- Plants are GROWING with(in) this SPACE
- We are GROWING in this SPACE
- With GROWING waste we are GROWING this space.

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Rosie Munro Kerr Fri 9 Feb 2018 9:43AM

CARPET TUBES

Remember when collecting the tubes they are about 4m long! So you might need to cut them down first.

Stores contacted (keep adding to this list):

  • Carpet Right Clapham High Street
  • Carpet Right Old Kent Road (clearance store)
  • Carpet Right Old Kent Road
  • Carpet Right Walworth Road
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Eloïse Fri 9 Feb 2018 11:10AM

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Zoe Tue 13 Feb 2018 10:31AM

Hi Rosie, I have contact two local carpet fitters: Floor For Thought in Clapham (which reuse their roles) and Braggins in Battersea (which have roles available to collect accept on Tuesdays and Fridays as they get collected to be disposed of then!

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Rosie Munro Kerr Tue 13 Feb 2018 11:05AM

Ok great, thanks Zoe. We have quite a lot of tubes to get started with - I delivered them to the Chelsea Makerspace on Saturday. So if we need more we can go to Braggins.

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Eloïse Fri 9 Feb 2018 11:13AM

Those are the cardboard tubes we took from our studio and that hanna got from the print services (maybe all UAL print services have some to give us ?)

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Rosie Munro Kerr Fri 9 Feb 2018 5:09PM

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Eloïse Fri 9 Feb 2018 11:20PM

Yayyyyy you're awesome !!

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Rosie Munro Kerr Sat 10 Feb 2018 4:31PM

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Hanna R Fri 9 Feb 2018 11:51AM

Cooking Oil Tins

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Hanna R Fri 9 Feb 2018 11:54AM

I have 3 oil tins from a Morley's at Brixton. They have 1-2 empty tins a day. And there are more than 2 Morley's here. I can collect more If we will need a lot.

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Rosie Munro Kerr Fri 9 Feb 2018 5:06PM

So brilliant! I'm just checking with Chris that we can use the store room next to the makerspace to store our materials as we collect them. I have about 50 carpet tubes to put somewhere!

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Rosie Munro Kerr Sat 10 Feb 2018 4:34PM

All the tubes are in the back of the store room in the Chelsea Makerspace. You can put anything else you collect before Wednesday at the back there too.

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Digital Maker Collective Bot Tue 13 Feb 2018 7:18PM

we should print all these pics of gathering the stuff and show at Tate - show its journey of production

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Hanna R Tue 13 Feb 2018 8:17PM

yes that would be a good idea. @eloise6 and I went around brixton today to collect some cooking oil tins, 5 lt PET, cardboard boxes,wooden crates, and more paper tubes. Here are some of the pics.

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Hanna R Tue 13 Feb 2018 8:19PM

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Eloïse Wed 14 Feb 2018 12:39AM

I started a folder with all the pics to gather them in one place

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Eloïse Wed 14 Feb 2018 2:22PM

Here is my 100 word abstract to submit to "There and Back again" event, but can also be reused as a description of our Growing Space :

This project is the adaptation of a greenhouse in an indoor environment, raising questions about sustainability. Since it is locally sourced with non-specialist materials from recycling circuits, it is aimed to be easy to build its own, as a modular framework that can be replicated by anyone. The modularity of the space provides an expanding and growing capacity backed up by the plants growing in it, creating an intimate and pleasant atmosphere, in which the air is filtered, providing a cleaner environment to be in. This adaptable space rethink design as a collective and evolving activity that can be shared and used between the members/builders.

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Hanna R Tue 20 Feb 2018 12:16PM

Here are our progress photos

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Hanna R Tue 20 Feb 2018 12:20PM

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Hanna R Tue 20 Feb 2018 12:24PM

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Rosie Munro Kerr Wed 21 Feb 2018 12:41PM

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Hanna R Sun 4 Mar 2018 1:16PM

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Hanna R Sun 4 Mar 2018 1:19PM

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Digital Maker Collective Bot Tue 20 Feb 2018 5:05PM

Hi all the structure you worked on in the space has collapsed, it was very fragile and its been a buy day in the maker space - we have moved it to the side of the room - lets try and make a space we can mark off so you can build

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Rosie Munro Kerr Wed 21 Feb 2018 12:35PM

No problem. I thought that might happen. We can fix it.

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Zara Burton Wed 21 Feb 2018 11:22AM

Hi all, when do you meet? I’d love to help out.

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Rosie Munro Kerr Wed 21 Feb 2018 12:36PM

@zaraburton that's great. We have a whatsapp group where we coordinate our meetings as they tend to change around - i can add you?

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Rosie Munro Kerr Tue 27 Feb 2018 11:52AM

@zaraburton we're meeting at 10am tommorrow in the Chelsea Makerspace. Can you make it?

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Rosie Munro Kerr Tue 27 Feb 2018 12:46PM

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Rosie Munro Kerr Tue 27 Feb 2018 12:48PM

Please can everyone check this before I send it to Chris

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Eloïse Tue 27 Feb 2018 1:03PM

I checked it ! I don't have yet any social media except LinkedIn, is it worth putting it on ?

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Rosie Munro Kerr Tue 27 Feb 2018 1:14PM

put it in if you want people to know it.

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Eloïse Sun 4 Mar 2018 11:20AM

Here is a PDF on the cardboard joints ! @rosiemunrokerr If you want the PDF with only the guide I can send it to you as well

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Eloïse Sun 4 Mar 2018 12:43PM

Here is the presentation I did with the photos I had, tell me if there is something wrong and PLEASE if you have a decent picture of Hanna it would be awesome ;P