OMMX Architects design buildings, rooms and objects, all concerned with architecture’s capacity to hold the collective and individual rituals of everyday life. Each project, regardless of scale or site, registers with an understanding of context through architectural detail and an ongoing investigation into material, composition and experiential quality.
Larissa Fassler’s works are inspired by everyday life in cities, and focus on perceptions, patterns and human behaviour within the built environment. She uses traditional architectural instruments such as drawings, models and maps, but adds anthropologic layers and personal impressions to them. The results are fascinating cityscapes that combine the hardware and software of a city: a mapped aggregation of the actions and perceptions of the users within the architecture they inhabit.
Emma McNally - Carbon Sound Field - A drawing style which fuels the complex mark-making of her large works in graphite on paper. She also works on a small scale, layering tissue paper and pouncing holes in the surface. ‘I like graphite’s materiality: its mess and dirt as well as its capacity to leave the cleanest, sharpest percussive marks and lines. I feel like I'm forging land formations when I use it, or scattering particles, or spiralling vortices of smoke and water"