Dr Victoria Watson

Senior Lecturer

DepartmentArchitecture and Cities
Research groupRepresentation, Fabrication, Computing
Architectural History and Theory
Expanded Territories

Research outputs

Doctor Watson Architects: Incomplete Works Volume One
Watson, V.A. 2020. Doctor Watson Architects: Incomplete Works Volume One. London Doctor Watson Architects.

DS2_6 Heritage to Helios: Six Projects, Hannah Ismail, Jason (Chan) Lai, Amber Collinson, Joe Robinson, Yuen-Wah Williams, Will Pope
Watson, V.A. 2020. DS2_6 Heritage to Helios: Six Projects, Hannah Ismail, Jason (Chan) Lai, Amber Collinson, Joe Robinson, Yuen-Wah Williams, Will Pope. London

UNOVIS to Bauhaus: Malevich's Theory of Education
Watson, V.A. 2020. UNOVIS to Bauhaus: Malevich's Theory of Education. London

Architecture and Faux-nationalism: Reflections on a remark made by the British architectural historian Gavin Stamp about the German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Watson, V.A. 2020. Architecture and Faux-nationalism: Reflections on a remark made by the British architectural historian Gavin Stamp about the German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. National Identities .

Architectures of Nothing: Aldo Rossi & Raymond Roussel
Watson, V.A. 2020. Architectures of Nothing: Aldo Rossi & Raymond Roussel. London

Doctor Watson Architects: The Architecture School
Watson, V.A. 2020. Doctor Watson Architects: The Architecture School. utube

AIR Grid: Four Aristippian Structures
Watson, V.A. 2019. AIR Grid: Four Aristippian Structures. London

/ATMOSPHERE/ THE ORIGIN OF AIR GRID
Watson, V.A. 2018. /ATMOSPHERE/ THE ORIGIN OF AIR GRID. London School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster.

Haunting: Whitehead & Mies
Watson, V.A. 2018. Haunting: Whitehead & Mies. London AIR Grid Publications.

Hatching: Piranesi & Tafuri
Watson, V.A. 2018. Hatching: Piranesi & Tafuri. London AIR Grid Publications.

20th Century Avant-garde and Architecture: Mies van der Rohe’s unbuilt design for the City of London
Watson, V.A. 2019. 20th Century Avant-garde and Architecture: Mies van der Rohe’s unbuilt design for the City of London. Ancient Monuments Society: Transactions. 63, pp. 90-106.

Mies & Stirling in The City
Watson, V.A. 2018. Mies & Stirling in The City. Architectural Histories: The open access journal of the EAHN. 1 (6), p. 22. doi:10.5334/ah.359

Team Air Grid - Colour Computing Cubicle (CCC)
Watson, V.A. 2018. Team Air Grid - Colour Computing Cubicle (CCC). Ambika P3, 35 Marylebone Road, NW1 5LS 02 - 10 Jul 2018

Architectures of Nothing: Aldo Rossi and Raymond Roussel
Watson, V.A. 2018. Architectures of Nothing: Aldo Rossi and Raymond Roussel. in: Kurg, A. and Vicente, K. (ed.) Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of the European Architectural History Network Estonia Estonian Academy of Arts. pp. 307-316

Rurality and Minimal Architecture: An inquiry into the genealogy of Tate Modern’s Bankside gallery spaces
Watson, V.A. 2018. Rurality and Minimal Architecture: An inquiry into the genealogy of Tate Modern’s Bankside gallery spaces. AJAR: Arena Journal of Architectural Research. 3 (1), p. 4. doi:10.5334/ajar.46

AIR Grid museum without balustrades, two animations
Watson, V.A. 2018. AIR Grid museum without balustrades, two animations. London

Twentieth Century Modern Architecture and the Countryside: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's design for a country golf clubhouse for the Krefeld Golf Club Association
Watson, V.A. 2016. Twentieth Century Modern Architecture and the Countryside: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's design for a country golf clubhouse for the Krefeld Golf Club Association. Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society. 60, pp. 80-93.

On the Matter and Intelligence of the Architectural Model: Arthur Schopenhauer’s Psychophysiological Theory of Architecture and Konrad Wachsmann’s Design of a Space Structure
Watson, V.A. 2017. On the Matter and Intelligence of the Architectural Model: Arthur Schopenhauer’s Psychophysiological Theory of Architecture and Konrad Wachsmann’s Design of a Space Structure. AJAR: Arena Journal of Architectural Research. 2 (1), pp. 1-14 1. doi:10.5334/ajar.22

The Earth is Flat and Square: Yves Klein’s Paintings of Thunderclouds
Watson, V.A. 2017. The Earth is Flat and Square: Yves Klein’s Paintings of Thunderclouds. in: Bremner, L. and Trower, G. (ed.) Monsoon [+ Other] Airs London Monsoon Assemblages. pp. 27-34

Colour Sensation and Empathy: Arthur Schopenhauer's Negative Philosophy and Colour Theory as the Basis of an Elemental Colour Architecture
Watson, V.A. 2015. Colour Sensation and Empathy: Arthur Schopenhauer's Negative Philosophy and Colour Theory as the Basis of an Elemental Colour Architecture. Architectural Theory Review. 19 (2), pp. 193-202. doi:10.1080/13264826.2014.967333

Utopian adventure: the Corviale void
Watson, V.A. 2012. Utopian adventure: the Corviale void. Farnham Ashgate.

The demonstrators - six colour forms & their antiforms: Marilyn & Antim / Polia & Antip / Olivia & Antio / Chrystophene & Antichry / Vectorah & Antiv / Cobra & Antico
Watson, V.A. 2012. The demonstrators - six colour forms & their antiforms: Marilyn & Antim / Polia & Antip / Olivia & Antio / Chrystophene & Antichry / Vectorah & Antiv / Cobra & Antico. London Bibliotheque McLean.

A New Temple Landscape
Watson, V.A. 2014. A New Temple Landscape. P.E.A.R. (Paper for Emerging Architecture Research). 6, pp. 82-87.

AIR Grid: Exhibition Extract
Watson, V.A. 2018. AIR Grid: Exhibition Extract . London Gallery West, The Forum, Westminster School of Media, Arts & Design, University of Westminster, Watford Road, Harrow 22 Apr - 17 May 2009

The big air world: from 'cotton' to 'air'
Watson, V.A. 2006. The big air world: from 'cotton' to 'air'. Architectural Design. 76 (6), p. 61. doi:10.1002/ad.359

AIR Grid: Partial Recall
Watson, V.A. 2018. AIR Grid: Partial Recall. The Bridge Gallery, University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road 20 Mar - 20 Jul 2008

Tokamak City - Microstructure, House Block
Doctor Watson Architects and Watson, V.A. 2015. Tokamak City - Microstructure, House Block .

Trace: Design Project and Critical Reflection
Dean, C., Santo, D. and Watson, V.A. 2018. Trace: Design Project and Critical Reflection.

Bringing AIR Grid to the London Metropolitan Area
Watson, V.A. 2019. Bringing AIR Grid to the London Metropolitan Area. London

Car Park to Cosmos
Watson, V.A. 2019. Car Park to Cosmos. Doctor Watson Architects.

Trace: Design Project and Critical Reflection
Watson, V.A., Dean, C. and Santo, D. 2019. Trace: Design Project and Critical Reflection. Architecture and Culture. 7 (1), pp. 85-93. doi:10.1080/20507828.2019.1571156

Achilles Turning and Peleus Turning
Watson, V.A. 2014. Achilles Turning and Peleus Turning. Doctor Watson Architects.

Air grid: five houses and some curious ideas - an interpretation of the fold
Watson, V.A. 2008. Air grid: five houses and some curious ideas - an interpretation of the fold.

Architectures of Nothing: Aldo Rossi and Raymond Roussel
Watson, V.A. 2018. Architectures of Nothing: Aldo Rossi and Raymond Roussel. Kurg, A. and Vicente, K. (ed.) European Architectural History Network Fifth International Meeting. National Library of Estonia, Tallinn 13 - 16 Jun 2018 European Architectural History Network.

Doctor Watson Architects: AIR Grid Transnational
Watson, V.A. 2018. Doctor Watson Architects: AIR Grid Transnational. Vimeo

Doctor Watson Architects: AIR Grid Installations
Watson, V.A. Doctor Watson Architects: AIR Grid Installations. Vimeo

Doctor Watson Architects: Publications in the History & Theory of Architecture
Watson, V.A. 2018. Doctor Watson Architects: Publications in the History & Theory of Architecture. Vimeo

Doctor Watson Architects: Corviale, Collection
Watson, V.A. 2017. Doctor Watson Architects: Corviale, Collection. Vimeo

Doctor Watson Architects: Plasma Department, Collection
Watson, V.A. 2018. Doctor Watson Architects: Plasma Department, Collection. Vimeo

Doctor Watson Architects: Bots, Collection
Watson, V.A. 2018. Doctor Watson Architects: Bots, Collection. Vimeo

Doctor Watson Architects: Classic AIR Grid, Collection
Watson, V.A. 2018. Doctor Watson Architects: Classic AIR Grid, Collection. Vimeo

Maison Bruell
Watson, V.A. 2017. Maison Bruell. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid: Mock-up for an exhibition on the bridge
Watson, V.A. 2017. AIR Grid: Mock-up for an exhibition on the bridge. University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road 17 Sep - 03 Oct 2017

Botvert
Watson, V.A. 2017. Botvert. London Doctor Watson Architects.

BluBot
Watson, V.A. 2017. BluBot. London Doctor Watson Architects.

PolBot & BotPol
Watson, V.A. 2017. PolBot & BotPol. London Doctor Watson Architects.

Reflections on Trace
Watson, V.A. 2017. Reflections on Trace. London

City of Unimaginable Subjects: 01, 02 & 03
Watson, V.A. 2017. City of Unimaginable Subjects: 01, 02 & 03. London

Big Air World Bots 2
Watson, V.A. 2017. Big Air World Bots 2. London

Big Air World Bots 1
Watson, V.A. 2017. Big Air World Bots 1. London

Flying into Space
Watson, V.A. 2017. Flying into Space. London Miniminx Publications.

gold X in a storm
Watson, V.A. 2017. gold X in a storm. DWA on Vimeo

Blue moments
Watson, V.A. 2017. Blue moments.

Brown and Blue Airs
Watson, V.A. 2017. Brown and Blue Airs.

Cosmological leaps
Watson, V.A. 2017. Cosmological leaps.

YYOG
Watson, V.A. YYOG.

OORY
Watson, V.A. 2016. OORY .

T A Q
Watson, V.A. 2016. T A Q. Doctor Watson Architects.

Twelve Cosmological Leaps - series 02
Watson, V.A. 2016. Twelve Cosmological Leaps - series 02. London

Twelve Cosmological Leaps - series 01
Watson, V.A. 2016. Twelve Cosmological Leaps - series 01. London

Nineteen Cosmological Leaps
Watson, V.A. 2016. Nineteen Cosmological Leaps. London

M & CO
Watson, V.A. 2016. M & CO. Doctor Watson Architects.

CO & CHRY
Watson, V.A. 2016. CO & CHRY. Doctor Watson Architects.

COBRA
Watson, V.A. 2016. COBRA. Doctor Watson Architects.

Flying Circus 014: Hatching - Piranesi & Tafuri
Watson, V.A. 2015. Flying Circus 014: Hatching - Piranesi & Tafuri. London Miniminx Publications.

Off Grid
Watson, V.A., Pandya, S., Weng, J., de Alberto Castro, Justine, Dimitriou, E., Tengtrirat, N., Mansoor, Z., Yurtbulmus, Y., Montina, J., Klak, N., Vasilev Martin and de Castro, A. 2015. Off Grid. Architecture Studios, SABE, University of Westminster, Marylebone Block, 35 Marylebone Road 10 Nov 2015

Tokamak City - Hello, Kepler 62f
Doctor Watson Architects and Watson, V.A. 2015. Tokamak City - Hello, Kepler 62f. London Doctor Watson Architects.

Tokamak City - Orange Mine
Doctor Watson Architects and Watson, V.A. 2015. Tokamak City - Orange Mine. London Doctor Watson Architects.

Three Towers
Watson, V.A. 2015. Three Towers. Royal Academy, London

Three Towers Watching
Watson, V.A. 2015. Three Towers Watching.

Flying Circus 015: Haunting - Whitehead & Mies
Watson, V.A. 2015. Flying Circus 015: Haunting - Whitehead & Mies. London Miniminx Publications.

Making an Air Grid
Watson, V.A. 2015. Making an Air Grid.

Beyond Suprematism, 01
Big Air World and Watson, V.A. 2015. Beyond Suprematism, 01.

Space-Time and Architecture
Field, F., Goodbun, J. and Watson, V.A. 2014. Space-Time and Architecture. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society. 67, pp. 322-331.

The Architecture of Looking
Watson, V.A., Haralambidou, P., Lai Chee-K and Dewdney, M. 2010. The Architecture of Looking. Vimeo

Flying Circus 012+1, The Prehistoric House
Watson, V.A. 2014. Flying Circus 012+1, The Prehistoric House. London, UK Miniminx Publications.

A New Temple Landscape
Watson, V.A. 2014. A New Temple Landscape. P.E.A.R (Paper for Emerging Research in Architecture). 6, pp. 82-87.

Mies van der Rohe: a drawing and a letter to a client
Watson, V.A. 2002. Mies van der Rohe: a drawing and a letter to a client. Journal of Architecture. 7 (4), pp. 355-360. doi:10.1080/1360236032000040875

Mies van der Rohe: drawing in space
Watson, V.A. 2005. Mies van der Rohe: drawing in space. in: van Eck, C. and Winters, E. (ed.) Dealing with the visual, art history, aesthetics and visual culture Aldershot, UK Ashgate. pp. 209-241

On drawing forth, designs and ideas
Watson, V.A. 2007. On drawing forth, designs and ideas. in: Rendell, J., Hill, J., Dorrian, M. and Fraser, M. (ed.) Critical Architecture London, UK Routledge. pp. 236-237

Air grid: a new colour form
Watson, V.A. 2007. Air grid: a new colour form. Colour: Design and Creativity. 1 (1), pp. 7 : 1-11.

How Henri Lefebvre missed the modernist sensibility of Mies van der Rohe: vitalism at the intersection of a materialist conception of space and a metaphysical approach to architecture
Watson, V.A. 2007. How Henri Lefebvre missed the modernist sensibility of Mies van der Rohe: vitalism at the intersection of a materialist conception of space and a metaphysical approach to architecture. Journal of Architecture. 12 (1), pp. 99-112. doi:10.1080/13602360701218276

The Cotton Caves @ Stevenage New Town
Watson, V.A. 2007. The Cotton Caves @ Stevenage New Town. Architectural Design Research. 2 (1), pp. 110-125.

Air grid: the city of unimaginable subjects
Watson, V.A. 2008. Air grid: the city of unimaginable subjects. Montague Place 04 - 06 Jun 2008

Air grid: five houses
Watson, V.A. 2008. Air grid: five houses. Colour: Design and Creativity. 3 (6), pp. 1-6.

Problems of painting and building in architecture introduction
Watson, V.A. 2009. Problems of painting and building in architecture introduction. The Journal of Architecture. 14 (3), pp. 289-294. doi:10.1080/13602360903027848

Pictorial grids: reading the buildings of Mies van der Rohe through the paintings of Agnes Martin
Watson, V.A. 2009. Pictorial grids: reading the buildings of Mies van der Rohe through the paintings of Agnes Martin. The Journal of Architecture. 14 (3), pp. 421-438. doi:10.1080/13602360903027996

The locus inside
Watson, V.A. 2011. The locus inside. AA Files: annals of the Architectural Association School of Architecture. 63, pp. 15-17.

AIR Grid NESO
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid NESO. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid LAOMEDEIA
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid LAOMEDEIA. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid HALIMEDE
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid HALIMEDE. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid PROTEUS
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid PROTEUS. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid GALATEA
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid GALATEA. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid DESPINA
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid DESPINA. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid THALASSA
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid THALASSA. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid NAIAD
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid NAIAD. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid: LARISSA
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid: LARISSA. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid: TRITON
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid: TRITON. London Doctor Watson Architects.

AIR Grid: NEREID
Watson, V.A. 2020. AIR Grid: NEREID. London Doctor Watson Architects.

ppF: sensation of a person in space/Chry&Co
Watson, V.A. 2020. ppF: sensation of a person in space/Chry&Co. London Doctor Watson Architects.





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