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David Chambers

MA work

ADS 2: Smithfield Market

Ruffians Hall (Tatemae vs Honne)

Ruffians Hall is a venue for gambling, gaming and combat sports. It provides an outlet for the Honne of the city’s inhabitants. The Japanese term Honne (Hon-neh) describes an informal, personal reality ignores the constraints of social conventions. Located in London Smithfields, the hall provides a facility people to experience their true feelings and desires, engaging in the illicit activities on offer.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Architecture

    Programme

    MA Architecture, 2007

  • ADS 2: Smithfield Market

    Ruffians Hall (Tatemae vs Honne)

    Ruffians Hall is a venue for gambling, gaming and combat sports. It provides an outlet for the Honne of the city’s inhabitants. The Japanese term Honne (Hon-neh) describes an informal, personal reality ignores the constraints of social conventions. Located in London Smithfields, the hall provides a facility people to experience their true feelings and desires, engaging in the illicit activities on offer.

  • Experience

  • Assistant Architect, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, London, 2005; Assistant Architect, Ronald Janssen Architecten, Amsterdam, 2003
  • Awards

  • Winner, Barton Willmore Prize for Innovative Design, 2004