The second semester kicks off for the Level Four Interior Architecture students with their second semester week long site investigation on the Brighton Beach front. Continuing the theme of dealing with surplus leftover city land, the site for their project is the long forgotten Victorian Madeira Drive Colonnades. Students will be breathing new life into the beautiful steel arches by transforming them into a new high street of community oriented businesses, plugging into existing programmes and ventures throughout the city. The students will become thinking catalysts for the current Save Madeira Drive campaign, a crowd funding campaign to save and regenerate the Colonnade and its surroundings:
We can’t wait to see their proposals!