The Tracing Floor

February 2011
Film by Níall McLaughlin Architects

The Tracing Floor was made in response to a request from the School of Architecture at University College Dublin to create an exhibition that would accompany our lecture as part of the Into Practice series being held there. We were invited to show one building and we chose the new chapel for Ripon Theological College in Oxfordshire. The title of the lecture series made us think about the way we design and we wanted to make something for the event. We were offered a room for the exhibition, which is connected by a doorway to the lecture hall. We chose to make something that would stand beside, rather than duplicate, the content of the lecture.