‘Dead Town’ to ‘Destination’

Year 1 presented their urban strategy for Morecambe, Lancashire.

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Strengthening the perpendicularity of the urban grain, they propose to break the liminal barriers between sea, sand and town, to create a series of urban events, putting the ‘place’ back into the declining seaside destination.

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Bring Me Sunshine

Year 5 presented their creative engagement with the intangible place(lessness) of Morecambe, Lancashire .

A declining and decaying northern seaside town was presented as a dark, desolate urban landscape.  Hope prevails as people, interaction, connectivity  and communitas offer the spirit for recovery.

The students will now apply this interpretation to develop a strategy for re-energising the town’s tourism industry and urban vitality.

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