Ensuing The Urban Explorer of Vancouver’s Civic Buildings event, London followed suit on the 3d December 2017. A team of explorers took to the streets of around Southbank to uncover, observe and map spaces that perform a civic function.

Civic Explorers
Day | London

Eclective was invited to run a workshop with students from the BA Spatial Design course at London College of Communication. Students were encouraged to use creative research methods to understand a place, its people, and its stories.

Kicked to
the Kerb

Eclective was excited to design a one-day urban exploration for young families. We were asked to plan an ‘urban adventure’ around Clerkenwell that would be fun and accessible for a family with two young children and a cargo bike.

Play Snake

Dinner By Vol. 4 concluded a week-long residency at ‘The Platform’ in Loughborough Junction. Special guests reviewed findings from the week and critically reflected on community design for social impact.

Dinner By Vol.4
Story Jam

Eclective partnered with BA Design students from London College of Communication for an exploratory adventure in Lewisham. We hosted in-class seminars and discussions au plein air, encouraging students to document the area using drawings, photographs, rubbings, etc

Generosity in

Eclective was thrilled to run a children’s workshop during Open-City’s Archikids Festival at Leadenhall Market. Twenty pint-sized participants got to design special habitats for, ‘Henri’ a fantastical creature dreamt up with interactive story games.

Habitat for Henri

Somers Town Open House was a two–day event for the London Festival of Architecture. Eclective transformed an unused estate nursery into a ‘playground of ideas’ which presented stories, particular nuances and maps of everyday life in the area.

Somers Town Vol.3
Open House

In conjunction with London Borough of Camden’s Out of School Learning Service, Beverley, Yukie and Crona, alongside students from Central Saint Martins MA Creative Practice for Narrative Environments collaborated with Year 10 Creative Media pupils at Hampstead School.

Living Heritage at
The British Museum