It is what it is: The Other Market

Originally posted on The Other Market:
This is a video-presentation of the research project turned into a design project: from It is what it is to The Other Market.

It is what it is: The Other Market

Originally posted on The Other Market:
This is a video-presentation of the research project turned into a design project: from It is what it is to The Other Market.

The Other Market – PROJECT BLOG

Up until this post is archived the research of my graduation project. The research developed into a project called The Other Market, a platform for trading products and services without money, using dialogue as a currency. You can find out

The Other Market – PROJECT BLOG

Up until this post is archived the research of my graduation project. The research developed into a project called The Other Market, a platform for trading products and services without money, using dialogue as a currency. You can find out

Collect, scavenge and build {or how to NOT design}

As a starting point of my proposal, I am building a vendor pushcart. This will function as a platform to experiment with different products and services, to be traded in alternative ways. Now, the process of building this pushcart should

Collect, scavenge and build {or how to NOT design}

As a starting point of my proposal, I am building a vendor pushcart. This will function as a platform to experiment with different products and services, to be traded in alternative ways. Now, the process of building this pushcart should

Platform, products & services and trade

As it was said before, the three elements to be made are: first of all, the market-stall (cart, rickshaw, bike), which will work as a platform to contain and trade different products. Second, the products & services themselves, which will

Platform, products & services and trade

As it was said before, the three elements to be made are: first of all, the market-stall (cart, rickshaw, bike), which will work as a platform to contain and trade different products. Second, the products & services themselves, which will

Market Stories {audio recordings}

Now, when I was asking people to write the information about the markets they remembered, I found they engaged with telling a story, rather than filling in some information. Based on this observation, I decided to speak to each of

Market Stories {audio recordings}

Now, when I was asking people to write the information about the markets they remembered, I found they engaged with telling a story, rather than filling in some information. Based on this observation, I decided to speak to each of

Research Categories

Now, whilst researching around markets, it has become necessary for me to establish some categories to lead the investigation, and help to translate it into outcomes. Even though I clear out a vision of markets that refer to the place

Research Categories

Now, whilst researching around markets, it has become necessary for me to establish some categories to lead the investigation, and help to translate it into outcomes. Even though I clear out a vision of markets that refer to the place

Finding the gaps in the system

Recetas Urbanas is a project initiated by the architect Santiago Cirugeda in Sevilla, where he has managed to find the voids in the legal regulations around public space, and built spaces for the community. This practice, of finding the gaps

Finding the gaps in the system

Recetas Urbanas is a project initiated by the architect Santiago Cirugeda in Sevilla, where he has managed to find the voids in the legal regulations around public space, and built spaces for the community. This practice, of finding the gaps

Markets as Borders {between the formal and the informal}

Azra Aksamija, a Sarajevo-born architect, studied these phenomena in the Arizona Market, located in Bosnia & Herzegovina and the biggest black market on the Balkans by 2002. She developed a project around the market, after a research on the practices

Markets as Borders {between the formal and the informal}

Azra Aksamija, a Sarajevo-born architect, studied these phenomena in the Arizona Market, located in Bosnia & Herzegovina and the biggest black market on the Balkans by 2002. She developed a project around the market, after a research on the practices

LA MINGA {a market out of the global market}

In Choachí, a small town close to Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, the social entrepreneur Pedro Medina initiated a very particular project called La Minga (name used by native indigenous communities to an event of collective working for the common

LA MINGA {a market out of the global market}

In Choachí, a small town close to Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, the social entrepreneur Pedro Medina initiated a very particular project called La Minga (name used by native indigenous communities to an event of collective working for the common

STORIES FROM THE PERIPHERY

A group of design platforms and organizations from India, together with John Thackara, made a research on bicycle commerce in New Delhi on 2008; some outcomes of this research were after presented in the International Design Biennial of Saint-Etienne, which

STORIES FROM THE PERIPHERY

A group of design platforms and organizations from India, together with John Thackara, made a research on bicycle commerce in New Delhi on 2008; some outcomes of this research were after presented in the International Design Biennial of Saint-Etienne, which