On Critical Care for a Broken Planet: Architecture and Urbanism beyond the Capitalocene and Fielding Architecture..

Professor Elke Krasny will be coming to Brighton University on 26th June to give a lecture titled  ‘On Critical Care for a Broken Planet –Architecture and Urbanism beyond the Capitalocene’ an event sponsored by the Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics. In medical terms critical care, also known as intensive care, is a specialized […]

Perma Market: Sara Rajkovic.

Sara Rajkovic from M’Arch Studio 4 has won the Will and Partners Prize and Perkins+Will Thesis Prize. Here she describes her winning project thesis. How fluid is the landscape? Can a disadvantage be turned into advantage? How can we maximize the potential for resources in floodplains? It is necessary that fully utilize the potential that a piece […]

Establish: The Institute for Innovation through Craft.

Harry Horwoods, Studio 06  project to give it its full title ‘Establish: The Institute For Innovation Through Craft, Pool Valley’s Innovative Timber won the Hub Morgan Carn Prize For Design Excellence and was a James Latham Prize for Timber Innovation Runner Up at last weeks Graduate Show. Here he describes his project. “Following on from my first term […]

University of Fish Processing wins RIBA prize.

Angharad Webber from M’Arch Studio 02 was awarded a RIBA prize at last weeks Graduate Show for her Part 2 Project.  Her project this year consisted of designing a university campus along the West Quay riverside strip in Newhaven, which would provide learning spaces to bring an awareness and development of the wider range of […]

Podcast with Dr. Catalina Mejia Moreno.

This week’s podcast is with Dr Catalina Mejia Moreno, senior lecturer in the School of Architecture and Design. Catalina speaks about her her much anticipated symposium Fielding Architecture: Feminist Practices for a Decolonised Pedagogy which is happening on 24th and 25th of June. Catalina also briefly talks about our recent Graduate Show, and about her […]

Jack Parker wins RIBA prize.

Congratulations to Jack Parker from Studio 66 on winning RIBA Sussex Branch Prize for his Catford Nettle Factory. Here Jack tells us about his project. “Continuing on from the previous project’s consideration of the urban environments existence with nature, I wanted to further explore the role nature plays in the urban environment. In this regard, […]

Graduate Show ….a great opening night.

The hard work has finally paid off.  Friday night saw the grand opening of our hotly anticipated Graduate Show, the newly revamped studio spaces were buzzing, champagne corks were popping, and students had ditched their painting overalls and were looking ready to party. Current students, parents, friends, staff, practitioners and ex students all excited to […]

The Lens of Bathing: Reo Shima.

Reo Shima’s project proposes to re-invent the way tourists experience their first impressions of the city of Brighton through the rituals of bathing in which the journey through the building reveals a framed view of the seascape and the pier. Situated in Pool Valley, the project is a response to the movement of tourists arriving […]

RIBA Mock Interviews.

Alongside our brilliant Graduate Show which is now open to the public and industry.  On Wednesday 12th June twenty five practitioners came to Mithras House to take part in our annual RIBA Mock Interviews afternoon. The format (a bit like speed dating)  allows students from Interior Architecture and Architecture courses the opportunity to be interviewed by up to five different architects over a two and a half hour […]