| trans-form magazine london | 2001 Trans-form,
trans-port.org is a self-initiated Architecture, Art and Design publication
This award-winning first issue is a conceptual project based on an
everyday observation of tower cranes combining a magazine, a CD-Rom
and a website.
The project was made public in July 2001 during the Royal College
of Art, master degree Show in London.
TRANS-FORM is a large scale magazine exploring the magic of urban
sculptures which appear and disappear in the cities we are living
in. Tower cranes which are lifting, transporting, re-constructing,
drawing, cutting, dancing, performing, communicating and 'trans-forming'
are usually unnoticed by the public’s eye. We present information
about tower cranes and crane operators’ daily work in the sky.
TRANS-IT, the attached CD-Rom [PC+ Mac], adds videos and animations
combining industrial structures with natural imagery. The CD is presenting
a cityscape metamorphosis and defines our cities as being in a 'larval
TRANS-PORT.ORG, the website is a playful and informative art site.
It offers you the possibility to 'build your own crane', to 'climb'
a tower crane and to 'be a crane operator'.
The Launch issue of Trans-form, Trans-it, www.trans-port.org has been
presented and mentioned in many periodicals and was selected for inclusion
in publications such as I.D. Magazine 'Design Review 2002', D&AD's
(British Design & Art Direction) Annual 2002 [in the categories
'Complete Magazine Design', 'Illustration'], 'GB - Graphic Britain'
[Laurence King Publishing, 2002] and 'Colossal Design' [How Design
Books, 2003], Basic Design: Format [AVA Books, 2004], besides many