A Board of Inquiry into the Loss of the Mary Ward House Story
London 1997

A Board of Inquiry into the Loss of the Mary Ward House Story

Bloomsbury, London

An interrogation of one of London's most influential but least known Victorian settlement buildings designed by Arts and Crafts architects Dunbar Smith and Cecil Brewer.
 
The Glossary
London 1994

The Glossary

Union Chapel, London

An unauthorised tour of architect James Cubitt's 'people's gothic' chapel. A partial dictionary of dissent. Commissioned by The Union Chapel Project and London Arts Board.
 
The Curriculum
London 1999

The Curriculum

Roehampton, London

An exploration of the English picturesque landscape and the radical educational idealism of Friedrich Froebel. Commissioned by the University of Surrey, Roehampton.
 
 You Are Here
London 2003

Red Lion Square, London

An informal unguided walk which explored local Bloomsbury architecture and culture. Commissioned by Performance Architecture Location for the 7-day international symposium CIVICCentre: Reclaiming the Right to Performance.
 
Middle English
London 2002

Middle English

Queens Square, London

Presented as a performance lecture, using film, text, and live music; Middle English invites the audience to learn the language of a building and search for the roots of words and idioms amongst the disciplines of brick laying, road building, hedge planting and smock making.
 
The Etheric Boathouse
Cumbria 2006

The Etheric Boathouse

Brantwood, Cumbria

The Brantwood Trust, on Coniston Water in Cumbria, is currently reconstructing John Ruskin's lakeside boathouse, thereby completing the harbour project that so preoccupied the writer and critic in the late 1870s. In parallel with this renovation project Ewan Forster & Christopher Heighes have been commissioned to devise a separate construction that will illuminate the complexity of thought that underpinned Ruskin's 'domestic' projects and reconnect a contemporary public with his artistic, educational and economic radicalism.
 
 Trans Mittere
Liverpool 2004

Trans Mittere

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool

Over the period of eighteen months during 2003/2004 Forster & Heighes developed a proposal for an installation in the tower of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. The resulting installation, commissioned to mark the Cathedral's centenary, was an attempt to celebrate and articulate the grand silent spaces that characterise Scott's work.
 
Das Hufeisen Projekt
Berlin 2007

Das Hufeisen Projekt

Hufeisensiedlung, Berlin

Die Erde, eine gute Wohnung : An international site-specific collaboration produced by Forster & Heighes and the Hebbel Theatre, Berlin (HAU) presented on one of Berlin's most extraordinary but undervalued housing estates - Bruno Taut's "Hufeisensiedlung" in Berlin Neukolln.
 
 The Hover Project
Ramsgate, Kent 2012

Ramsgate, Kent

The partnership is pleased to announce it has received funding from Arts Council England to research and develop a landscape performance project on the site of the former Hoverlloyd Hoverport, Pegwell Bay nr Ramsgate, Kent. If you traveled on the service, or you kite-surf, walk, bird-watch, or bait dig at Pegwell Bay get in touch! Project partners: Thanet Council, Kent Wildlife Trust, The Hovercraft Museum, Lee-on-Solent
 
Plant Science
London 2013

Inigo Rooms. Somerset House, London

Plant Science was a meditation on the apparatus of study and learning; an exploration of the performative qualities of the lab bench and workstation as sites of intense scrutiny and discovery and devices for pedagogical exchange and experiment. Glasshouse, green-board, test bench, workstation, fume cupboard, propagation bed, specimen cabinet and fire door - a building distilled to its essential elements, clarified, separated and reconstituted in the neoclassical environment of Somerset House.