AA XX 100 – Women in Architecture in Context 1917-2017

For the next 3 I'll be attending the AAxx100 conference! Thank you very much to the Society of Architectural Historians for awarding me their generous sponsorship. I look forward to hearing from an impressive variety of speakers on issues facing women in architecture and the profession as a whole. I'm also interested in seeing how... Continue Reading →

Meet Itto, Ando, and Kuma – what robots can do

We've started a robot workshop to learn how to operate and use creatively the 3 robot arms that the department has. For now, meet Itto. The first session was meant for us to familiarise ourselves with how they operate, potential, and limitations. Itto is our smallest robot so we tried instructing him to draw some... Continue Reading →

Launch of WAS alumni lecture series

What a wonderful start to the lecture series! Angela Brady was a perfect first speaker. Her enthusiasm and energy were greatly appreciated by the full(!) lecture room. As soon as she walked into the department, she started talking to students, to staff, being engaging and you could see the impact just by judging by everyone's... Continue Reading →

Handbook, Part 1: Ben&Jerry

We're looking at fabrication for the first part of the year and exploring different products. For the past week I have been looking into the manufacturing process, company ethos, and organisational policy of Ben & Jerry. This famous ice-cream producer hails from Vermont(US) and is now exporting their ice-cream through most of Europe. The UK... Continue Reading →

What it takes…

WAS has launched an Alumni Lecture series this year, free for students and recent graduates. We're excited to announce our first speaker, Angela Brady. I met Angela through my work at the Architectural Benevolent Society and she was lovely enough to let us take over her studio for the summer exhibition. She struck me as an... Continue Reading →

DS23

For my (hopefully) final year of MArch I joined DS23, a newly established design studio that will look into the future of factories as part of (or not) cities.  Initially, by taking inspiration from the twentieth century avant-garde’s preoccupation with the machine, we will examine the creative opportunities presented by digital fabrication. Closely examining existing... Continue Reading →

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