AdjoubeiScottWhitbystudio is an urban design and creative consultancy that operates within, on, and outside the boundaries of the traditional practice of architecture and urbanism. Established by Xenia Adjoubei and Alex Scott-Whitby in 2012, the Studio works with a diverse array of clients and is the international branch of ScottWhitbyStudio
current projects
field in the city
Field uses grass as a material for engagement, critique and proposition in inclusive ecologies, post-oil materials, colonial critique and resilient urbanism. In collaboration with Supermrin, Jessica Fertonani Cooke, Jil Berenblum and Ane Gonzalez Lara.
nature based urbanism
ASWS was project lead on ecosystem services and nature-based solutions on this winning masterplan proposal for Almetyevsk, Tatarstan. The river valley was an opportunity to use ecosystem services to remediate the extraction landscape and transform it into a vast wetland park in the heart of the city.
In collaboration with IQ, Graeme Massie, AECOM.
new tools in territorial design
Extractivism and Ecosystem: Toolkit for Complex Contexts, 2021. Prototype of a split-screen dashboard for analysis and 3D representation. As part of the Sol y Sombra: Mapping Shadow Politics and Shadow Ecologies in the Venezuelan Amazon project, where we retrofitted software to fuse a data sharing 3D representation with live research.
In collaboration with Alejandro Haiek.
the new rural
Autonomous development strategy for Nikola-Lenivets art park and eco-tourism hub in Ugra National Park. Including 120 seater cafe and visitor infrastructure masterplan.
designing for migration
New Methods in Analysis and Design for Migration, where we use large-scale section drawings and models to show the full length of the Venezuelan-Colombian frontier, migrant journeys and their informal economics, and life in an arrival city in Colombia in its political complexity. As part of the project Sol y Sombra in collaboration with Global Free Unit and Alejandro Haiek.
climate-action classroom
Research into how a detailed 3D scan of a natural territory can become a platform for collaborative remote research, or be parametricised to automate clean energy provision and location finding. In collaboration with Nastya Zaytseva.
Set of pavilions for local villagers and visitors to the Art Park to meet, designed and built collectively with international students and local craftsmen using local materials and construction techniques.
services we offer
urban design / strategy
architectural services
educational / teaching
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