Architecture

Rachel Whiteread at Tate.

Over the Christmas break some of us visited the fantastic Rachel Whiteread exhibition at the Tate Britain which provided a unique opportunity to experience three decades of her sculpture, exploring both the range over time, and how she works both on an intimate and monumental but always human scale. Rachel Whiteread casts every day objects […]

BA Architecture Study trip: Day 4.

We started our fourth day in Genk to see the amazing C-Mine; here we spent a couple of hours exploring ‘Labyrinth’, an incredible steel maze by Architect Gijs Van Vaerenbergh (who is speaking at RIBA on 23rd of January) the structure is comprised of one kilometre of steel corridors on C-mine square and we discovered […]

No rest for Pedro.

No rest for Studio 55 Tutor Pedro Gil over the Christmas break as his practice Studio Gil have been putting the finishing touches on one of their Public Realm projects: WireFrame; a performance stage commissioned by the developer Lendlease in one of the new parks in the Elephant and Castle area, London. The performance stage […]

BA Architecture Study Trip: Day Two.

Leaving Antwerp we drove to Ghent. First stop was S.M.A.K, the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, to see an extensive Gerhard Richter exhibition ” On Painting” Richter is considered to be one of today’s most important artists and as one of the postwar renewers of painting. His work, powered by experiment, doubt and chance, […]

First Year: Site Visit to Stanmer Park.

First Year students have been developing a project for tea houses on a site at local Stanmer Park. This is the first site visit and architectural design exercise the first years have faced and they braved the weather on the coldest day of the year for their first ever site survey. The whole year divided […]

Body Space Landscape Extension Tool.

Studio 06 students have been developing their body extension tools to articulate relationships between body and landscape within the studio territory of Rottingdean during Term One. Yumeng Ye has been working on a Body Space Landscape Extension Tool. “The device is like the extension of our body, which can help us explore space and experience […]

Study Trip to Dartington Estate.

As part of our investigation into experimental rural communities, Studio M1 taught by Charles Holland, Holly Lang and Vincent Lacovara recently visited Dartington in Devon. A medieval estate on the edge of Dartmoor, Dartington was rescued from semi-ruination by Dorothy and Leonard Elmsworth in 1926. Leonard Elmsworth was a pioneer of innovative farming techniques. Dorothy […]

Good News for Brighton as Smart and Sustainable Cities bid wins approval.

Congratulations goes to Katrin Bohn and Professor Andre Viljoen, a Horizon 2020 two-stage bid proposal led for the University of Brighton by Katrin Bohn from the School of Architecture and Design has just won approval. Under this “Smart and Sustainable Cities” call dealing with “innovation actions” in the subject area of “nature-based solutions”, the University […]

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