Digitised Image

A desperate aquatic metaphor.... The brief, the design, working drawings, QS report, contract negotiation, contract, construction, completion, ? 1 February, 2008

Reference Number: DCDL-0005261

Shows in eleven small cameos an architect struggling through the stages of bringing a building to fruition in an aquatic metaphor. It begins with his climbing the ladder to the high diving board as he accepts the brief, conceiving the design as he poises to dive, spiralling while doing working drawings, hanging on to the board grimly while awaiting the Quantity Surveyor's report, flipping around in the air during contract negotiations, hitting the water with a great splash as the contract is completed, having trouble swimming in sinc during construction, arriving at the shallow end at completion, and at last collapsing on the pool edge wondering about the next project, standing up and staggering to the ladder to repeat the whole process.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Construction projects, Architects and Architecture - Designs and plans.

Part of:
Walker, Malcolm, 1950-:[Digital cartoons published from November, 2007 onwards plus a backlog of digital cartoons published in the Sunday Times], Reference Number DC-Group-0035 (90 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 300 dpi; RBG (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 480 x 622. Single art work

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