No rest for our BA Interior Architecture students, having just taken down the exhibition huts that were built for our hugely enjoyable End of Year Show on Hastings Pier last week, they are now busy preparing for Free Range. Free Range is a season of graduate art, design and photography exhibitions, held every summer at the Old Truman Brewery, London. 3,000 students take over 3 floors of warehouse space showcasing their work, with exhibitions changing weekly. Students take part in workshops, talks, and awards, forming the largest creative graduate showcase in Europe. In the past two years Brighton BA Interior Architecture students have won Interior Educator Awards at Free Range for Best Drawing (2017) and the much coveted Best Course in Exhibition (2016) so we are hoping to repeat our successes this year too.
The School of Architecture and Design at Brighton University is well known its long standing commitment to studios, projects and research that promote a greater understanding of sustainability issues. With projects such as the Waste House receiving awards and international recognition.https://www.mygreenpod.com/articles/a-revolution-in-design/
As such this year the BA Interior Architecture students taking part in Free Range will be re configuring the show huts and panels from the End of Year show to showcase their work. Working in teams this week under the guidance of Subject to Change Studio Tutor, Lucy-Ann Gilbert, the Design and Build team started designing and assembling new display panels. These will be transported to the Truman Brewery in Spitalfields later this month in time for the Interior Design and Architecture Week of Free Range which kicks off on 13th July. Taking their commitment to recycling a step further when the show is over the panels will once more be re purposed for use in the studio spaces.
Watch this space.