Monthly Archives: January 2011

YEAR 4 AND YEAR 5 PORTFOLIO

Dear all, As I told you last Thursday, I post you some recomendations about the portfolio. I will be at the studio tomorrow afternoon to solve any doubt you might have. First of all, a clear message: WE WANT YOU … Continue reading

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Paul – brick vaulting

Paul, your Eladio Dieste reference reminded me of Peter Rich’s project in The Mapungubwe National Park. I don’t know if it will be relevant but it’s wonderful none the less. http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/9/view/8082/peter-rich-architects-mapungubwe-interpretation-center-south-africa.html http://iwan.com/photo_Mapungubwe_Interpretation_Centre_Peter_Rich.php

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Structures of Eladio Dieste- my hero

He was a builder, architect and engineer and constructed some of the most incredible brick structures using its inherent characteristics to express surface continuity, the detail of joints and structural efficiency. Some of his roofs spanned over 7m+ using only one … Continue reading

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fog catchers in the atacama desert

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00rrd85/Human_Planet_Deserts_Life_in_the_Furnace/ starts from about 28 minutes in.

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Adam reference

suddenly I visualized part of your lanscape….. http://www.booooooom.com/2010/12/23/sculptures-by-artist-troy-emery/ http://www.booooooom.com/2010/12/02/artist-jerome-meynen/

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Staff-Student Consultative Committee meeting

Are there any issues/points that members of the unit would like me to raise/make? I will say something about the studio biz.

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Dear all, As you all know, tomorrow we are having our first Second Term “hand in”. This hand in is consisting in two different events. We will have a CRIT for half of you and a WORKSHOP based in the … Continue reading

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