Construction Lines (2017)

Construction Lines is a short animated film about the interior of an 'iceberg' home (a home where the sub-ground levels are larger than the house above). The iceberg home in question was not developed due to hundreds of objections from surrounding neighbours in Knightsbridge, West London.

Construction Lines shows this iceberg home rendered as a 3D model, using the original architectural plans and the software ‘Sketchup’. The narrative of the film, the model of the home, and the scenes played out within it, are informed by the objections filed against the planning application, as well as online articles speculating about the lives and lifestyles of the super-rich.

Exhibited/ Featured:

Architectural Film Festival, ICA, London, 2017 (Winner of Fiction Short category)

Compilation Angst, KOE-05 gallery (group show, part of '48 Stunden Neukölln' Art Festival in Berlin)

A Place for you to Dream, Republic Gallery, London, 2017 (group show curated by ANGL)


Construction Lines (2017) Trailer ENG from Max Colson on Vimeo.


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'Pool Void, Basement Level Three', still from Construction Lines

'Servants Quarters', Basement Level One', still from Construction Lines

'Online Article', still from Construction Lines

'Cross Section in progress', still from Construction Lines

'Ballroom, Basement Level One', still from Construction Lines

'Underground Explosion', still from Construction Lines

Construction Lines at 'A Place For You To Dream' 15 - 26 Feb, London.

Construction Lines at 'A Place For You To Dream' 15 - 26 Feb, London.

Construction Lines at 'A Place For You To Dream' 15 - 26 Feb, London.