September 2014 My placement brings me to Chester, perhaps one of the more beautiful cities in England, at a practice called Donald Insall Associates. A Practice nationally recognised as being one of the best in the business when it comes to dealing with historical architecture and conservation. In fact, the practice is proud to have won more […]Read more "Part I [Year Out] – Donald Insall Associates"
So ahead of writing up the second project from 3rd year, I have compiled a small CV and Portfolio. Enjoy!Read more "CV & Portfolio"
Here you can see the Final model and Portfolio for the Cloud 9 Storytelling Centre! Please feel free to click the link below and look through the work. Narrative Spaces PortfolioRead more "Cloud 9 Narrative Spaces Portfolio"
So first of the big projects for third year. In a similar way to the second year projects we were fed into the project gradually with smaller parts of the project to focus on as we went along. This involved some context analysis of Hebden Bridge from many different aspects, research on narrative spaces and, […]Read more "Year 3 Project 1 – Narrative Spaces (and clouds)"
So, just before coming back to Uni, a few friends and I entered our first competition. We gave ourselves 2 weeks to communicate ideas and produce our project from the brief of playscapes, which essentially looked at turning a mundane and perhaps forgotten space into something a bit more fun. The competition was run by Building […]Read more "Playscapes"
The 10 day countdown starts today marking when 3rd Year officially kicks in. Certainly nerves are beginning to mount as the stories and rumours from previous architecture students begin to surface. Will there be any form of life balance this year? The honesty is, architecture is multidisciplinary; the world influences architecture. If you don’t experience […]Read more "3rd Year Countdown"
My first real experience in an architect’s office came in 2007 at Frank Whittle Partnership in Preston. And this summer, 6 years later, I went back. In the 6 years it’s fair to say there has been a bit of change… In that time, I’ve moved from GCSEs to now having 2 years of architectural […]Read more "The return to FWP"