Camp space sketch

sketching up social space types when camping in a tent

Camp space and social places when in a tent – Research sketch

Drawing and text by Frits Ahlefeldt

Most people living in houses experience only a few very separate levels of social space. Most often you are either in private or public space. When compared to the social spaces that can be found in a less separated environment, like in a tent camp, the picture is different. In tents you can hear things from the social interactions both going on outside in the shared places – but also often hear clearly the conversations going on in the tents surrounding yours. A camp is in some ways a much more complex and fine grained social environment where you get many different levels of intimacy, very close to each other 

drawing of people around a campsite talking, while hiker in tent listen and two hikers in another tent argue - drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
In camp you have many different levels of social spaces and they are more transparent

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