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View of the Shipyard from the Education Hub's Green Space - Ellie Carroll
Site Section - Viktoria Georgieva
Royal Infirmary View - Finlay Ulrichsen The design provides a scenic view from the hospital wards of rooftop farming and biophilia, with the design’s large disc roof “peeking” above the various layers of greenery and planting. The site creates an inviting and relaxing natural space for in-patients, who may not be able to travel far from the hospital, to go for a bite to eat with family, watch a performance or simply stretch their legs for a change of scene.
F. Moderate Dementia Housing - Adele Melas The housing proposal is specifically targeted for individuals facing moderate stages of dementia, whom can no longer live entirely independently without forms of assistance. The concept embraces co-housing and intergenerational living with a young nurse practitioner, young carer, nurse or medical student, who are equipped to take on the role of the ‘carer’ by discretely offering assistance, in a non-institutionalised nature. Both residents would equally learn from one another, form a very strong friendship bond, and yet have their own privacy. Essentially, the two households join via the entrance-point communal kitchen and living room, and move into their own space through a progressive privacy layout.
Model of a 'safe wing'- Advice cafe - Asya Gumus This diagram shows one example of a 'safe wing'. The ground floor is designed for quick and short term access/ support making it easy for residents to drop in without an appointment and seek support over the counter. The staff are dementia trained and will have the skills to support elderly resident needs. The upper levels are designed for longer stay where private councelling can be arranged and support group meetings can take place. Transparency, signage and familiarity within the design allow locals to feel comfortable when visiting.
The Floating Terraformer tackling Water scarcity and Acid Deposition Around the world - Sania Halim The project is setting is at the World fair because it gives a great opportunity for bringing everyone together in one place and inform them about the new technology that the worlds been encountering at the moment and encourage them all to be a part of it. A world’s fair in 2021 would bring millions of visitors and with them hundreds of millions of investments for the floating terraformer, a state of the art of technology. Other likely benefits of a New York world’s fair would include physical improvements to the city, the sprucing up of cultural and civic buildings throughout the metropolitan area; and renewed enthusiasm for the project in the eyes of the world. With its theme of connections, the fair would bestow greater recognition for the facility. It would be a world’s fair doubling as a civic celebration. By the year 2070, Most of our cityscapes like New York will be cleaned from inside and out, and the water scarcity problems will be at bay. Hence our future will be secured and much greener and happier.
The Master plan of an Individual Story in Elevation and Section - Kate Melhuish
Photomontage - Nathan Constable Finally, then, is the finished concept. This was my first ever photoshop attempt and used a full SketchUp digital model and Google Maps images to create this photomontage. Thank you very much for looking at just a glimpse of my architecture folio from this year!
Threshold Gallery: Design Principles - Ilja Anosovs
B. Street - Adele Melas All Entrance Buffers, besides the west wing, stem into streets which meet at the heart of the dementia-friendly neighbourhood - the Cross. The Streets are fully pedestrianised and are vibrant with life, both as transitional zones and dwelling points. As explained in the criteria, these are divided in accordance with the colour of the paving - red implying the former and yellow the latter. Similarly to landmarks, familiarity of their use is gained with time, particularly through the eyes of dementia-users. This allows the use of outdoor environments to be sustained as dementia-friendly, for instance as pedestrian paths are maintained unobstructed, wide, and directional.
Glasgow Tenement Window - Laura Kennedy 1:10 Detailed drawing of a tenement window using CAD. Emphasising the importance of line weights and hierarchy of line through a digital output rather than a physical hand drawing.
The Concept - Nathan Constable As previously stated, colour is a key aspect used within this project and one that I want to feature in my future work. Personally, I think a lot of architects shy away from using colour. I think it should be used for bold statements and that's exactly what I tried to do with this project - I wanted to create a gallery that looked like modern art, that contrasted its surroundings but still took aspects of them and twisted the rules to create a unique connection to the buildings' history. The rules of tenement design were brought into my design through the impression of verticality, continued floor levels to the blocks adjacent to my site and large windows to allow light into the spaces behind. Key precedents for me included: the Mo-Tel House by Office S&M, the Mira Shopping Centre by Fondara and the Brandhorst Museum by Sauerbruch Hutton
Main Atrium Space - Andrew Devine This image highlights the structural elements of the existing cotton mill which, as well as the old wooden floorboards being repurposed to create planters around the atrium.
"To Engage" Blink Art Gallery CAD Elevations - Samuel Sharkey North and south elevations of the Kelvinbridge gallery in context.
The Master Plan of an Individual Story - Kate Melhuish The image shows the master plan in perspective, highlighting the Architectural Time Capsule in the foreground and along with other part of the master plan such as the proposed bridge, re-imagining of the Peoples Palace, New Housing Development and a more celebrated entrance of the north of the Green.
Masterplan - Mrunmayi Pandit The sensorial hub will encourage community involvement in achieving the goal of effective planning. It will create a place for the stimulation of the senses through green spaces. It will also provide a platform for self-created employment opportunities and sell them. This also ensures that people with disabilities learn the skill and will be able to teach others. It will provide the community with a safe and secure place to roam, educate, work and stay. The sensorial hub has 7 entrances in total. Pathway connecting to the station and site, railway station, and bridges over the canal is proposed for better access. The master plan is designed in a way to create a direct connection with all the surrounding communities. It has been divided into spaces such as gardens, a Reflection pool, amphitheater, Build spaces, parking and a Boating deck.
Streetlights - Rebecca Irving The streetlight was imagined in response to the reality that women feel threatened by cities, night time, and strangers. It acts as a physical representation of safety in the city. It emits light which responds to movement and noise, and also includes brightness and emergency help controls.
City X: Masterplan - Daniel Kelly City X consists of a linear, continuous route that facilitates the post-scarcity society into an intense space for self-learning, contemplation, reflection and the arts. It can be used as a means of travel throughout the island whilst also facilitating and consuming the needs of the culture. This creates a journey of experiences that aims to re-sensitise the citizens to the surroundings, leading ultimately to a realignment with nature.
RENDERINGS: Urban Farm/ East Entrance - Gertie Leong Hei Li
Programme for the Rhodope Council - Elena Stefanova The Council decides on policies and laws in six sectors related to the local land and resources: agriculture, forestry, water resources, fishing and hunting, extractable resources, and renewable energy. Between the end of October and the beginning of December, a week of events is dedicated to each of the six sectors. Eligible members of the community have the opportunity to discuss previous progress, suggest, workshop, and vote on their proposals for the development of the region
Elements of the Open City - Ami Coulter Moving Toward an Open City through design interventions; Arx, Pnyx and Iter. Creating flexible spaces centred on citizen exchange, accepting and celebrating the city as ever evolving and unfinishable. Theory based design interventions tested in Glasgow with scope for deployment in other cities around the world.
1:20 Interior Section Study - Andrew Devine Study showing the construction of the gantries around the atrium
Section and exterior view of courtyard - Asya Gumus Both images show the guiding masterplan route and individual buildings forming the central Anti-ageing hub.
St. Andrews' Character Collage - Victoria Rozewska
H.E.R. - Angelika Hajdasz The main idea behind H.E.R. is “accidental counselling”, which means that participants are the support group for each other, alongside mentors, who are always there to lend an ear. That is a key point that makes the centre different from a mental health facility, it is not there to treat people in a traditional way. It is there to support through creating the community and space to open up about personal struggles and reach out to friends, who are going through similar problems and help one another, just like friends do.
Site axonometric - Elena Stefanova For the purposes of research and training, the Agrarian Institute has a flock of 45 sheep, pastures, and a model farm set up on site.
Co-working Spaces - Mrunmayi Pandit Surrounded by green spaces, the pentagonal two-storey block nested in metal and glass envelope opens up into interior and exterior green landscape. A circulation area is provided surrounding the indoor garden. Spaces are divided into public areas on the ground floor and private areas on the first. Indoor small community gathering areas are also proposed on both floors along with offices, Café, Library, and multipurpose areas. Accessible toilets have been provided as per the needs of people with disabilities. Glass and metal Pattern has been created to balance light and shadow And having transparency in spaces. The pattern on the façade allows a controlled amount of daylight into the spaces. The metal mesh sheet façade is used for ventilation and light.
View of Physical Model along the Tram Line - Shivani Sarjan This is a view of a the phigital model from along the refurbished railway. It depicts the new tram line as well as how the building steps onto and over the arches.
Site Strategy for The Cathedral Site (The Pends) in St Andrews - Milosz Cwiklinski
Centre for Unpaid Care and Domestic Work Elevation - Rebecca Irving Externally, it is hoped that the streets would be activated by the activities from within and there would be a strong presence of natural community surveillance by the placement of openings, balconies, and windows across the elevations.
Masterplan - Angelika Hajdasz To reach more people, the project provides a network of She Sheds in various parts of the city. Smaller sheds are focused either on woodworking or sewing depending on the community’s choice. The locations were chosen by analysing the need for mental health support in the communities and the proximity of the location to Men's Sheds, libraries and Mental Health Centres.
Site selection and remediation framework - Carla Feraru In Scotland, there are approximately 200 closed landfills with many more soon reaching capacity. This thesis looked at devising a framework that could be applied to remediate and valorise not only one but multiple of these historical landfills. The thesis proposes a trifold approach depending on the taxonomy of each landfill: green remediation, low-tech remediation and high-tech remediation. This project sets to test the high-tech strategy on the chosen site of Kilgarth Triangle.
Plaza - Mrunmayi Pandit A Plaza has been provided as a market space and community area. A Plaza mainly consists of shops and also small covered spaces are proposed for the pop-up shops and kiosks on the weekends. Plaza is designed in such a way that it has a visual and direct connection with the surrounding. It is accessible from all sides and creates ease of movement. The Plaza is one storey structure with metal sheet cladding and glass with bamboo columns for aesthetic purposes.
Technical detail - Fatema Hassan In comparison, a rendered model interprets the differences between the interior and exterior elevations of the selected region to cut through. The technical section highlights the material relations of the facade with the interior activities.
A Place for Learning - Daniel Kelly On the lower level of the structure, small and intimate spaces are produced for the citizens to use as areas for reading, reflecting and conversing whilst enjoying elements of biohpilic design with a connection to nature.
Andrew McCluskie 1:200 Landscaping And Curtilage Plan 1. Green Buffer to Old Dumbarton Road with Café Seating 2. Entrance Courtyard with Outdoor Gathering Stair 3. Roof Terrace with Rooflight Planters at the Park Level 4. Play Area 5. Community Beacon inside Repurposed Hospital Flue 6. Queen Mother Maternity Reading Green 7. Book Gifting and Distribution Building 8. Refuse and Community Recycling 9. Car Park
RENDERINGS: Kitchen/ Indoor Seatings - Gertie Leong Hei Li
View from square side entrance - Andrew Devine From the main entrance the routes through the building are highlighted, and a clear visual connection is made between the new stone tower and the rest of the building which assists the building's users in way finding in what is a large building.
Condition Survey - Kirstin Mackenzie
Model of the carers hub - Asya Gumus This building is split in to the three. The ground floor invites the locals to join in coworker activities/ workshops and start up businesses, the middle floor proposes an activity space for both elderly residents with dementia and carers and the tower proposes private studio spaces that view the neighbourhood.
The landfill mining station - Carla Feraru The first component of the masterplan pertaining to the recovery part of the brief is the landfill mining station. Located by the landfill mound, The landfill station is where the dug-up waste is being sorted initially and separated from the soil fraction. Further, it is loaded onto the conveyor and proceeds towards the recovery buildings.
View of Consumption Space - Conor Ryan McCormack Down the Rabbit Hole_3B To Play.
Site model 1:200 - Zuzanna Woznicka This site model helped me to locate and connect pavilions. It was really important for me to understand how they collaborate together. I wanted to achieve the route that will lead from the exit to the entrance of the next pavilion, ending at the largest pavilion. The last pavilion design collaborates with the shapes of the rest three and captures an incredible view of the pavilions, river and tenements.
The Cross Concept - Adele Melas Crosses are conceptually chosen as the ideal settings to accommodate the Dementia Friendly Neighbourhood. Being vibrant in character and centralised in location, they offers individuals with dementia the opportunity to continue life as normal, participate actively and integrate with society. Often stemming into high streets, they increase accessibility and safety between homes and primary services, which heightens independence and confidence. Vitaly, they facilitate the creation of a ‘walkable zone of experience’ for individuals with dementia (Blackman, 2006).
Apparatus Drawing – Site Plan: St. Andrews Square - Giovanni Miscena
Elevating Building - Entry Zone - Sania Halim Everyone visiting the floating terraformer will be entering the worthy zone first, the place where one is elevated mentally before reaching to the beyond. The worthy zone or the elevating building welcomes people and inform them about the present global climate change that we are facing right now and how dire it is to change the inevitable before its too late therefore introducing everyone to the first of its kind future technology which changes our future and give us our planet back by cleaning it from inside and out. The facility welcomes everyone who wants to help in this cause and offers jobs and employment to millions of people around the world. The user groups will include Researchers, Scientists, Engineers, Architects, Doctors, students, funders, businessmen, tourists, etc.
Elevation in Context - Eilish O'Donnell I wanted to use this image to show my building in context, to play with the perspective by taking a simple CAD elevation and bringing it to life with movement and depth. This project has helped me develop my CAD skills and I aim to develop these skills further in year two.
Long View Through Wild Flower Garden to Entrance - Eilidh McGuigan By only providing views towards the green space in the middle of the building, the user develops a strong connection physically and mentally to the outdoor world. Not only does the direct connection to the green space physically transport the user away from the busy city surroundings, but mentally it is proven to enhance students learning, reduce stress and improve general wellbeing too.
St Andrews Townscape Map - Leena Hussain A map of St Andrews where each loop represents an arch within the town.
Section B-B - Angelika Hajdasz The centre provides multiple opportunities to expand someone’s interest and share talents. The activities offered to women are woodworking, which helps to boost productivity and sense of achievement, which boosts self-esteem as a side effect. Another important space in the building is the sewing workshop, a place where women can express their creativity through fashion and clothes.
Interior view of Sailing Club dining hall - Lewis McLynn Interior shot from design model with some photoshop people for scale.
Interior View of the Co-Working Space - Shivani Sarjan Laurieston Education Hub The co-working spaces is large open space designed for hot-desking as 'offices' become more flexible. It is a more public with its own elevator. The block also incudes more private spaces in the mezzanine above and meeting rooms. It opens onto two outdoor terraces and directly connects to the cafe block below.
Potential Details - Kirstin Mackenzie
Andrew McCluskie 1:500 Elevation to Old Dumbarton Road The façade is made mainly from stone slips formed from the existing on-site wall into which the new building embeds. Zinc Accents set within announce the programme within the wall sandstone. As the stone will match perfectly once weathered, the building should integrate with context as if it had always been there. In order to match the height datum of the existing wall, ceilings indoors have been raised to 4.5m which has resulted in better views to Benalder Bridge (the building’s physical connection in streetscape to Partick) from the Roofscape.
The Lion Chambers - Proposed Design, Georgian Building Vertical Extension - Krisztina McCulloch
Conservation Approach: Floor plans - Amy Aquilina
"To Engage" Blink Gallery Final Render - Samuel Sharkey The Blink Art Gallery is designed to stand out from the blonde sandstone tenement block. The Gallery works against the rules of the block facade with a modern twist on the traditional triple sash and case windows.
Ground Floor interior view - Lewis McLynn Interior perspective from Library design.
Proposed care model - Asya Gumus This diagram shows the proposed care model establishing the location and different scales of the interventions.
Elevation Of Ndia Kuu street. - Alamin Mandhry Great care is taken when designing the facade of the community centre. The proportions of the buildings and architectural elements, materiality and other Swahili architectural elements like decorative fascia boards played an important role during design. The building is divided into two volumes to ensure seamlessly it fits into the street elevation.
North and South Elevations of the Main Dock Shed - Ellie Carroll
Cinema Section - Anthony Mazeli This section shows the cinema functionality through sight lines and projector throw. It also depicts the building programme with a spacious bar area on the ground level to encourage socialisation while maintaining a safe distance, hall areas with alternating floating bridges leading to cinema, and a gallery area on the 5th floor.
Kinetic and Adaptive Spaces - Daniel Kelly We need to accommodate the constant change in society through technology, user needs and the way we live. Therefore, the external form remains as a permanent but the internal spaces will be in constant flux through the use of kinetic partitions and smart furniture. Through the arrival process, the AI can develop algorithms of each citizen and distinguish how they will like to enjoy their time and what activities they want to partake in, and in turn transport and create those spaces using these forms of kinetic and evolving architecture. This image shows the lower level on the circuit which is being used as a continuous art gallery.
Andrew McCluskie Sutainability Diagrams
Exterior View of the Laurieston Education Hub along Gorbals Street - Shivani Sarjan This exterior views shows the building along gorbals street in the opposite direction. It depicts the higher blocks' relationship with the landscaping, creating a protected area underneath.
Sciographical study of the main markethall - Fatema Hassan This shadow model emphasizes the spatial environment of the main market hall. A sense of outline and shadows have a heavy influence on the overall spatial experience of the visitors. This sketch filters and shows light penetrating through the old and new facade throughout the day in a pattern. The timber frame structure supporting the roof and skylights extends through all heights of the market hall's form. The structural columns give a sense of order in a dynamic and clustered space where many activities happen in.
Floor Plan - Leena Hussain Coloured floor plan drawn at 1:100
Urban Balcony 2- a perspective render. - Cham Zheng Chee The intertwining of human activities explores the mutual spillage spaces of the streets and the river, accentuating liminal experiences within the urban space
Section through the Main Building Showing Some Immersive Rooms - Kate Melhuish
Labelled Site Plan of the Shipyard - Ellie Carroll
Front Elevation - Laura Kennedy 1:50 Front Elevation of final gallery proposal. Emphasis on material choice and how proposal sits within immediate tenement context.
Exterior View of the Laurieston Education Hub along Laurieston Street - Shivani Sarjan This is a view of the east block along Laurieston Road. It shows the subtle interaction with the Gorbals, inviting the community to go through the arches.
How the journey started - Sania Halim Starting this year’s thesis on the brief climate urgencies, I started researching about all the climate change threats around the world, Few that caught my eyes more than others were Acid pollution and water scarcity, mainly because without water, there is no us, 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to water, and a total of 2.7 billion find water scarce for at least one month of the year. Inadequate sanitation is also a problem for 2.4 billion people. Acid pollution, on the other hand, inflicts devastating losses to vegetation, fisheries, water quality, and soil health, and combine with carbon emissions, it becomes a deadly menace to human civilization. Both of these problems go hand in hand and need to be taken care of.
Masterplan of proposal - Axonometric of Souika, Constantine, Algeria (1.7m x 2m) Pencil, Chalk - Nassim Belgroune This drawing helps to contextualise the proposal within Souika with all 5 phases incorporated, it views the gorge as the centre rather than the perimeter edge of the scheme creating a better understanding of the vast changes in levels at each point of the site.
Andrew McCluskie Reading Area for 4-5 year olds After the design of the external stair above, the lighting conditions beneath created an opportunity for a “secret cave” space at the West end of the ground floor plan. This means 4-5 Year Old Children are provided with a space whose atmosphere is evocative of storybook setting. The wall decals are intended to add to this effect. A hidden strip LED will illuminate the space while its discretion ensures retention of the imaginative atmosphere. In contrast, the book storage is in a more traditional Library format to help children make the transition to traditional libraries when they get older. The largest of the rooflights gives sky views from this area, opening up the internal experience while planting around will screen the books from afternoon sun.
Transversal Sectional Perspective Zoom - Carlson Ko Drawing that shows the connection from the commercial area connected to the gymnasium. This would introduce great activities around Laurieston and how it would interact within the community and accessibility. Private Restaurant that would introduce jobs and great private time to have a greater view of Laurieston to Gorbals and Tradeston. Courtyard that would allow an interesting interaction with passerby within the building and with the curiosity will attract community to interact within the building.
Structural appraisal - Fatema Hassan
View of the tower from the courtyard - Asya Gumus The tower is located at the heart of Haghill and the curtain wall facade offers the opportunity to empower, encourage and promote activities through signage on the windows. The central space can also be used to sit, meet, socialize and spend time in the day.
C. Cross - Adele Melas As a common characteristic of crosses over time, both in history and in the present, a tall clock-tower is placed to mark the centre of the Laurieston Cross. This functions as a prominent landmark for orientation in the masterplan as it is visible from all parts of the neighbourhood. The streets in each bearing meet the cross as a market, forming a vibrant and active dwelling and transition zone, and further emphasising the literal shape of a cross across the site. The roofs over the markets exposed to the High Street (north and west wing) are structured in as rigid rippled effect, symbolising the rhythm and pattern of individuals shops in the High Street facade, whose life can be continued onto the streets.
"To Engage" - Floor Plan 1:100 - Zuzanna Woznicka In "To Engage project" we were meant to design the art gallery in the slice between the tenements. Since in this project we were quite limited with the form, I decided to focus a bit more on the interior design. I made a collage of the floor plan for each individual floor, to deliver the idea of the atmosphere I would like to achieve.
Welcome to the Grand opening of The Floating Terraformer, World Fair, Central Park, NY ( The Manifesto ) - Sania Halim Pollution is one of the most significant challenges that humanity is facing right now. Pollution percentages have been rising exponentially since the 18th century’s industrial revolution. This industrial outbreak has caused a variety of environmental problems, including ozone layer destruction, decreased oxygen-to-carbon ratios, and acid deposition. Acid rain washed out trees in Europe, wiped out wetlands in areas of Canada and the United States, and affected human health and crops in China, where the problem remains. The cause was sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides released by the combustion of fossil fuels in automobiles and manufacturing facilities such as smelters and coal-burning utilities. When these atmospheric toxins react with water and oxygen in the soil, they chemically convert into sulphuric and nitric acid. The ecosystem disruption caused by acidification is clearly seen in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains of New York in the eastern United States. Many wetlands and streams in these regions are no longer capable of supporting aquatic populations, and water quality is severely impaired. To combat the acidity crisis, the project ‘the [PH] floating terraformer’ has been set out at the midst of New York City in Central Park. The project’s goal is to create a system that gently removes acid and toxins from the atmosphere while emitting zero carbon in the process.
Cinema Perspective Section - Anthony Mazeli Section cutting through ovoid shaped cinema drum to expose balcony seating arrangement for groups of six and three. The floating design intends to draw customers while protecting from virus spread and serving entertainment, with accommodation for scratch coated Perspex screens attached to balconies. Building programme is split into; circulation visible through transparent windows at the front of house; Cinema; and services at the back of house.
Exterior view of Sailing Club design in context - Lewis McLynn Exterior image of model photoshopped into the site.
"To Engage" - Section B-B 1:100 - Zuzanna Woznicka In this section, the main focus was to show this "hanging staircase" in a dramatically tall hall space. The gallery space is located on the last two floors which allow the space to be used after opening hours as a community centre or meeting point.
"to belong" - Nathan Constable For this project, we had to recreate a "slice" of the tenement facade where our "to engage" project was situated through pencil drawing. This involved figuring out the sizes of all the aspects solely through digital investigation and then using these to mock up the "slice" as accurately as possible. Students in particular may recognise this block as it is on the corner of Byres Road and Great George Street.
Longitudinal Section through The Lifeline HQ - Shravan George This section illustrates the connections between The Lifeline HQ and the abandoned tube tunnels below. The tunnels accommodate a public exhibition space (tunnel) and a fine-dining restaurant. The tunnels are accessed via capsule lifts that take users through a vertical exhibition (lift shaft).
Courtyard Model 1:35 - Jessica Gear Model of the filtration courtyard exploring the relationship of materiality between the basement circulation, filtration pond and onlooking sauna rooms.
1:50 Sailing Club Design Model - Lewis McLynn Final model I produced for AB208 Sailing Club project.
Proposed masterplan - Carla Feraru The masterplan follows a village-like typology, where a collection of buildings of various scales and functions are symbiotically employed across the site. After the mining process is completed, the landfill mound is remediated into a woodland whilst the masterplan, already established as a central hub of recovery production and consumption within the community, continues to perform these functions long into the future, sustaining the economic activities of the area.
Exploded axonometric model in 3D Context site model - Antony James Graham The 3D model allows for a thorough visual aid into the external and internal relationships of the building in relation the the special context of Clyde street, the River Clyde and the City centre of Glasgow. The model enables the floor plans, contextual plans and development investigation and research to be visually recognised in further detail.
Section of 1 Study Bay and Balcony - Shivani Sarjan Laurieston Education Hub This Section cuts through one study bay and the mezzanine. It defines the deep embrasure created by the window which the bench fits into. The partition offers privacy without completely enclosing the user; using sheer fabric and spaced wooden elements. The shelf, defines the entrance to the space while providing a number for easy navigation. Finally, the large lighting element also provides a sound buffer.
Centre for Unpaid Care Work Section - Rebecca Irving The centre for unpaid care and domestic work challenges existing approaches to unpaid care and domestic work by providing a shared space for the work to become visible and portrayed as a productive activity within the community.
Site Usage Plan - Fiona Wylie Due to the site's unique placement and size, it is ideal for not only indoor vertical farming, but also allows for exterior agriculture, community gardens, and public spaces to bring more open green space to Tradeston.
"To Engage" - South Elevation 1:100 - Zuzanna Woznicka I proposed steel frame construction, in my design because it allows achieving long spans, large open spaces and is aesthetically fitting into the project. In the south elevation are visible construction elements - steel beams and columns painted in black. A large recycled rusted steel panel is a decorative element and it doesn't have a shading function, I would imagine that made of the shipyard's remains welded into one piece. Large windows should be made with solar controlled glazing (IGU), or ideally with electrochromic glazing. At the bottom are recycled bricks which, are in the hall part purely aesthetic. Those brick main are a symbol of new rising from old; a reminder of Govan's heritage. From the staff room side, the brick is also a structural element, non-load bearing.
THE EPHEMERAL PAVILION - Ross A Aivaliotis THE CONCEPT: The building is constructed in Greek ‘Π’ shaped beams/columns which slide into each other allowing the building to be dismantled and reassembled on another site. Expansive views of the park on the west elevation and side views/ vertical glimpses are gained from the north and south entrance and exit elevations. The rear elevation is a moving façade, as the swivelling apertures open and shut and become tables and seating for the use of the visitors. The glass roof allows the visitor to observe the trees and sky from within the pavilion. The word ephemeral means ‘temporary’ in Greek thus emphasizing the fact that the pavilion will be in position for only a short time. The artist’s installation becomes a central stand for use of the visitors. Artwork by Jacqueline Donachie
Ross A Aivaliotis
Artwork by Jacqueline Donachie
M8 Underpass - Rebecca Irving Ideas at the city scale include improving existing green spaces by increasing provisions of lighting and to ensure a community presence in such spaces. The M8 underpass, which leads pedestrians and cyclists to the centre for sisterhood, should also see improved lighting provisions and allow clear cycle routes.
First Floor Plan - Anna Rogowska
Sciographical study of the sectional model - Fatema Hassan This section highlights and emphasizes the contrast and structural relationship between the inner and outer facades. The outer facade is a series of carved openings into the masonry wall while the inner facade is composed of the grid of timber columns making it a transparent facade to the interior courtyard.
Second floor plan - Angelika Hajdasz While H.E.R. focuses most on accidental counselling, there are mentoring rooms designed on the top floor of the centre. Mentors are qualified people who offer counselling sessions to those in need, without feeling ashamed of going to the psychiatric practice. The availability of services on-site at all times is a chance for hesitant ones to decide on seeking professional help on a ‘spur of the moment’ basis.
"To Engage" Block Axonometric - Samuel Sharkey A useful preliminary sketch proposing the new Blink Art Gallery on site.
Research and Manifesto - Anna Rogowska Despite its turbulent past Poland has had a long history of tolerance for other cultures and religions. It has unfortunately seen a decline in recent years with acts of racism, hate speech, and xenophobia becoming an almost every day occurrence with no visible repercussions. The two main questions that this project aims to answer are: ‘why is it happening?’ and ‘what can be done to stop it?’. Insurrections and Uprisings have been an inseparable part of our history following multiple invasions and attacks. So much so that there is a separate page on Wikipedia collecting all Polish uprisings featuring 16 pages and 23 subcategories. Just as in the past Poles had to rise up against invaders and occupants, it is time to rise up against intolerance and injustice. After analyzing the timeline and recent events certain conclusions could be drawn and overall society profile with four main factors could be recognized. All of these factors served later as a guideline for creation of the Manifesto. While creating the manifesto, lessons derived from previous analyses have been applied. Thus the following workflow model has been developed: recognized issue -> possible solution Based on proposed solutions the specific manifesto points were created, after which the architectural solutions were modeled.
Exploded Axonometric - Fatema Hassan The workshop spaces are situated on the top floor in varying forms overlooking the courtyard garden. The void of the courtyard garden serves as a light well to penetrate light into lower public floors. Floors are connected by stairwells and stairwells that lead directly to the outside, these stairwells also lead you up to the food hall and top floor workshops. Ultimately, the whole proposed form is two separate volumes connected by public routes and gardens for a unique journey through spaces of various activities.
An Ephemeral Festival on a Floating Archipelago - Sowmya Mantha Design Studies In a rapidly developing world, high levels of stress have become an integral part of peoples fast paced lives. The proposed floating Archipelago concept is an initiation to uplift people and place by bringing together the issues in conjunction. Once the wellness of people is adhered to, through therapeutic benefits of water, it would then provide these individuals with an opportunity to pause and reflect upon themselves and together grow as a healthier community.
Materiality investigation - Jessica Gear Colour pencil drawing of the interior quality in the bath house element of the scheme
Aerial View of the Physical Model - Shivani Sarjan This view of the Phigital model, shows the landscaping, the arches and how the buildings interact with them. It also shows the access routes to the building and the parking lot.
Long section of The Floating Facility and Plans - Sania Halim The [PH] floating terraformer, as the name implies, is designed to float in the air using maglev technology. The repulsion induced by the structure’s magnetism and the earth’s magnetic field would regulate the buoyancy of the structure, causing it to migrate up to altitudes of 700m, where acidic contaminants typically congregate. Acidic materials, such as acid fog, will be absorbed by the porous membrane attached to the airbags and accumulated in the central purifier, where they will be neutralized by an alkaline solution formed by nitrogen-fixing microorganisms by biological activity and deposited in the purifier center. The water and salt generated during the neutralization process are fed to plants, trees, humans, and deserted areas, among other things. Initial Location: Central Park, NY, USA Program: 1500-2000 inhabitants anticipated Total Height: 257.5 m Status: Reviving atmosphere, Technological Research and Development The terraformer will be seen as the first step towards a greener future without acid pollution, water scarcity and climate problems. Hence, reviving our ecosystem around the world part by part.
Pedestrianising the Strand - Shravan George The Strand building and Aldwych station are located in the famous Strand in London, a place that is historically significant and is frequented by locals and tourists alike. Pedestrianising the Strand expands opportunities for the public to interact with The Lifeline. The newly pedestrianised street would have markets, plazas, social areas, exhibitions and opportunities for the public to get a glimpse of food production in the tunnels. This is consistent with Westminster city council’s vision to remove vehicular traffic from the area by the end of this year.
View of the Small Dock, towards the River Clyde - Ellie Carroll
Brown Building Front Perspective - Carlson Ko The revitalization of Laurieston which is currently a bank is currently shut downed and unused is been implemented with a building that is able to design base from the site context and how it would relate to the surrounding historical buildings.
The Site - Freyja Lehnen The project mainly occupies the upper half of the site as the site was already naturally split into two separate parts. The lower rectangle I left as it was in order to not disturb the view out off the neighbouring residential buildings.
Centre for Sisterhood Axonometric - Rebecca Irving Key spaces include a centre for unpaid care and domestic work, housing blocks, social and community services, a lookout tower, and community park. It is hoped that the shared spaces would be primarily operated and used by residents of the centre, however, community members from surrounding neighbourhoods would also be invited to make use of the community spaces.
THE STACK - Ross A Aivaliotis THE CONCEPT: To retain a part of the existing tenement red sandstone façade. As the visitor wanders up through the building less and less of the existing facade is retained and the new building begins to dominate. This new build slopes over onto Dumbarton Rd. at a 70-degree angle. The angle of the new build gives the feeling of protection to the street below as well as becoming a very visible urban form to the vehicles and pedestrians whilst they move east to west and vice versa along Dumbarton Road as it appears out of the existing urban landscape. The allegory of a boat being set up on a dry dock dictated the angle and relates the building to the history of the area. The new building is sandwiched between the retained adjacent side walls of the neighbouring tenements and uses the warmth of the sandstone as a backdrop throughout the section of the building. Floating platforms create the gallery floor spaces. The new building form will be in white and opaque white emphasizing the stark contrast to the surrounding buildings not only in shape but in materials. The front elevation is internally illuminated and at night appears as a ghostly form floating above the road. Artwork by Toby Patterson
Interior of the Education Hub's Atrium and Reception - Ellie Carroll
View Back to the Entrance Lobby Through Wild Flower Garden. - Eilidh McGuigan By designing the circulation space around the central wild flower garden, it strengthens the connection between the person and the outdoors. With views from every room to this lush green space, the library aims to improve the publics wellbeing and responds to the sustainable design outcomes.
The Exploded Diagram of the Floating Terraformer - Sania Halim The exploded parts of the terraformer depict the mechanism and the working of the facility. The acid collecting membrane will be made up of graphene, a material of the future, which will absorb the acid from the atmosphere. The façade of the terraformer and the elevated building is made up of graphene as well, which will absorb sunlight and converts it into electricity to run the terraformer.
Masterplan Strategy - Viktoria Georgieva
West Section – View on St. Andrews in the Square - Giovanni Miscena
Entrance View Towards the Garden - Eilidh McGuigan Upon entering the building, there is a strong connection between the user and the green space that the buildings encircles. The entrance lobby creates an intimate space with the dropped ceiling height, and allows the user to feel transported away from the busy street to a calmer realm to study in.
Main Forum Section BB - 1:100 - Antony James Graham Section BB illustrates the diverse range in scale, hierarchy and spatial change throughout the building programme. Light is a crucial factor in enhancing the atmosphere, materiality and quality of the space, which is controlled by large overhead skylights that can be operated to change depending on the activity of the space. From Right to the left the public can be seen travelling through the building, rising and descending through gallery spaces, forums and media spaces that all offer opportunities to interact, learn and be heard.
Seasonality of the building's programme - Elena Stefanova The functions of the Rhodope Council and the Agrarian Institute are determined by the seasonal rhythm of the land and resources. Together they create a system where each component plays its role at a given time and supports the functions of the other components.
Design Manifesto - Gertie Leong Hei Li The project design manifesto is to establish an art-related, green-connecting market hall within Anderston to tackle the problems of lack of greeneries, to promote art and cultural aspect within the site, and to tackle the shortage and fragile commercial aspect within the site in order to convenient the residents and thus, to vitalise and boost the energy within Anderston.
A Sense of Playfulness - Nathan Constable During the design process, a concept takes many turns. That is no more evident than here. As can be seen in the initial sketches, the facade sat flush with the rest of the street. However, through digital and physical modelling and stretching the concept to its limits, a more attractive solution was found. Initially for those walking at street level, they main attraction to the gallery was a paint marbled piece of art on the pavement which would utilise the colours chosen on the block idea and create a sense of arrival at the gallery. The chequerboard squares used in the very first concept drawing evolved to jut out into the street and allow those inside to view, connect and engage with the street from multiple angles (and later it was decided colours through the use of adhesives on glass), as well as create a sense of playfulness within the space and an additional draw for those on Byres Road or Great George Street. This was an idea taken from the themes used by Roderick Buchanan in his art.
Dairy industry - Elena Stefanova The dairy industry in the Rhodopes has changed and adapted over the years.
Canal Street Urban Green Route - Rebecca Irving The urban green route of Canal Street connects to neighbouring communities and the city centre.
Arcade between shops and courtyard - Fatema Hassan This region within the ground floor connects all entrances from all edges of the site to the central courtyard and shops. It is open to the outside and sheltered with a cantilever that forms the first floor. All shops have curtain walls facing the interior courtyard to absorb light penetrating through.
Overpopulation of Scotland's central belt - Daniel Kelly Represented in comic book form, a fictional narrative of a future Scottish central belt is created. Here, the urban density has evolved into a conjoined megacity that covers the whole central belt area. Issues such as overcrowding and overpopulation have arisen, leading the government to develop population redistribution strategies.
Section A-A - Angelika Hajdasz The stairs are one of the main gathering points in the centre. This is a place from which the majority of the centre is visible so it is a perfect place for socialisation while on the move from one workshop to another or to just sit back and enjoy the views.
Centre for Sisterhood Approach - Rebecca Irving The tower is the control centre for safety around the city and represents Jane Jacobs’ conceptual theories for ‘eyes on the street’. Visually, it is a metaphor for representing safety in architecture by adopting elements of watchtowers and lighthouses.
Mavisbank House / A Descent into Chaos - Eilidh McGuigan The following artworks convey the regression of Mavisbank House. The Palladian villa was the first of its kind to be built in Scotland during the period of enlightenment, where it experienced an entourage of regimes. Originally built in 1727 by architect William Adam in collaboration with his client with intentions of being a stately family home, the building was erected with strict form and order which showed its stance in the local hierarchy. With being a sign of wealth and importance within the area, the building received high levels of care with a flock of maids and groundskeepers to maintain the property. Through time, and many pairs of hands, the building was eventually left in a state of hibernation after the property owner passed away. Eventually gutted by fire, the building was robbed of its elegance and hope of rejuvenation. The building then left in turmoil gradually disintegrated, finding purpose as a car park and scrap heap in the early 70s. Within this project, I wanted to reveal how although the building may not stand with its intended character, I think the building is far more interesting now nature and time have allowed it age and develop its own charm. I have compared the buildings in their two main phases of life through photo collage. In the first I show the building as if it had aged through time, maintaining the characteristics of the Palladian style with strong symmetry and organised features. In the second I have shown how the building has truly deteriorated, veering away from its original style and descending into a state of chaos. Personally I much prefer the style of the more chaotic artwork as I feel as though it represents the bitty and unpredictable life that the building has endured.
CULTURAL STUDIES- URBAN HOUSING - Kallia Ioanna Terraced Houses are significant and need to be treated with respect, as they form the foundation of cheap housing in Glasgow since the 1960s. People’s history is written in these houses and should not be kept and hidden away.
The Interior View of the Facility - Sania Halim A single terraformer will have a radius of purification index of 300m and a radius of influence of 450m. On an average one floating terraformer will be able to generate 4117.6 tons of water per year and 420.88 kg of fertilizer per year and 2826.6 tons of reclaimable water per year. The calculations give us an approximate timeline of years needed to clean one city, then one country and then the entire world.
1:20 Technical Section Through Entrance Lobby - Eilidh McGuigan The roofscape of the lobby and study carrells are specifically designed to enhance the user's experience within the building. The overhang on Market Street takes the user away from the street and creates a threshold into the building. The angle of the roof provides shelter from solar gain, creating a dark and intimate lobby space, emphasising the light and colours that shine in the wild flower garden. In addition to this, the roof is designed to gather rainfall with the large surface area and channel it into the central space to allow the flowers to grow.
South Facing Section AA - 1:100 - Antony James Graham This particular section demonstrates the important relationships between special quality, scale, atmosphere, materiality and hierarchy of space in relation to the remaining form of the building and context. The large bell tower is a symbolic gesture for gathering and offers a unique view across the city serving as a sentinel of the land and a beacon of hope for the people.
Library Proposal - Expository Sectional Drawing - fineliner & watercolour (1:35) - Milosz Cwiklinski
Andrew McCluskie Distribution Admin Space The Existing Building has been adapted to host the the Book Distribution related programme elements, thereby using the existing structure on site to portray the existing functions of the two organisations. The existing building has fell victim to a few unsympathetic extensions, which will be removed and brick partitions in the distribution building are formed from reclaimed brick kept aside during demolition. The glazed façade and additional dark blue steelwork provide a visual link both to the new façade elements and the rest of the scheme. Biophilic Design has been linked psychologically to stress relief, so the admin office includes plants within and a view to the living retaining wall and the new Reading Green it neighbours. This contributes to a relaxed atmosphere within the spacious office.
Internal Visual Showing Atmosphere - Kate Melhuish
Study Carrel interior view - Lewis McLynn Interior perspective from Library design.
Exterior View of the Laurieston Education Hub along Gorbals Street - Shivani Sarjan This exterior view shows the whole site along Gorbals Street. The landscaping opens to the road in some places but is more protected by trees in some. The Blocks also gemetrically respond to the residential development accross the road.
The M8, currently - Exploded Axonometric - Giulia Panedigrano
The Emotion Spaces - Kate Melhuish This image depicts visuals of the emotion space. Each space looks to link with a part of a story.
Connectivity of an Open City - Ami Coulter Toward an Open City is an important infrastructure though it does not solve all the problems – as there can be no final solution. Through providing a renewed circular programme of interventions which continuously feed each other, it provides new and varied modes of citizen engagement at different scales, in different locations. Ultimately, building a climate which is more open; accepting of the other, adaptable, respectful and understanding. Inspired by Guy Debord, Psychogeographical guide to Paris 1957. Lazzaroni, 2012.
"To Engage" - Collage - Zuzanna Woznicka Collage showing part of the cafe. At this stage of the project I started to face significant problem with my computer, and doing even simply collage was quite challenging. I really want to try to work with 3d software and see how my work can progress.
Interior on the Largest Graving Dock - Ellie Carroll
Distribution of spaces inside the main recovery buildings - Carla Feraru The new industry proposes an integrated approach to waste management in such a way that resource recovery is maximised at each step in the circular economy chain. The entirety of the waste stream is divided into three categories: food waste, recyclables and residual waste. Each waste stream is processed on-site, minimising transportation distances, costs and pollution associated with the current waste management model.
Short Section - Andrew Devine Section through the atrium space, highlighting the existing roof structure carried through into the new proposal. The scale of the wider masterplan can also be seen in this image as well as an idea of the public square and grey water collection scheme.
Potters workshop - Fatema Hassan The pottery workshop is a vast space supported by arched timber frames that form a lattice where pots and vases can be laid to dry. The structure forms a top shelf where potters can use to store or dry ceramics. The overall atmosphere consists of circular light rays cast and moves throughout space and time as a natural spotlight within the workshop.
The recycling and energy production facilities - Carla Feraru The main recovery area of the masterplan is expressed through a series of spaces hosting a material recovery facility, an anaerobic plant, and a plasma gasification plant. These three components work together to manage incoming waste streams, retrieving reusable and recyclable products and turning the rest into energy and valuable by-products.
Phases - Mrunmayi Pandit The program is divided into 4 phases as development in 2-5 10 and 15 years. Phase one consist of leisure spaces such as sensory trail, gardens, and accessible boating. Phase 2 is a built space which is co-working spaces, workshops, library, etc Phase 3 is for plaza and Accommodation for future commercial and shelter needs. Phase 4 is to provide sensory spaces all over the city as a small intervention or in form of a sensory place.
The Floorplans - Freyja Lehnen The concept for the flooplans was to have an entrance area to the east, a more private area to the south and the north and west sides of the building are the main feature of each floor. There are also three points of circulation running on a diagonal through the building, the lift to the north-east, the main staircase in the middle and the fire stair to the south-west.
G. Community Centre - Adele Melas The Community Centre offers indoor venues for residents with dementia to enjoy leisure activities alone, with friends, family, or general members of the public. As the DFN encourages engagement with social and physical factors in the outdoor environment, the essence of this is brought internally within the community building. This is executed by continuing of the red path, the distinct orange entrance which responds to the High Street colour rhythm the internal skylight and courtyard, and exposure of light external materials on the interior facade which increase natural light reflected in the space. The building's curves, gently winding edges, surfaces, and paths, are regarded as more legible to dementia-users.
Exterior View of the Laurieston Education Hub along Gorbals Street - Shivani Sarjan Laurieston Education Hub This exterior render shows the Hub from the landscaping. It depicts the change in scale as the blocks rise off the ground, as well as its exterior staircase which allows visitors to 'climb' the building.
Models - Amelia Lepkowska cardboard/cutouts of development drawings/cutouts of Edgar Allan Poe's poems about dreams
Urban Balcony 1- a perspective render. - Cham Zheng Chee The entry of the Clyde promenade distributes the pedestrians in the form of an extensive urban balcony, a gradual gradient that eases into the site while distilling the permeable edges of the riverfront urban space that interacts with the adjacent building as well as the liminal spaces surrounding it.
South Elevation - Angelika Hajdasz The elevation of the centre is designed from natural materials and includes elements of vertical gardens. The second-skin facade creates a repeatable pattern using wooden, glass and greenery panels.
"To Engage" - 3D view - Zuzanna Woznicka 3D view of my design is a photomontage of the physical model, photography and patterns. It was quite challenging because I had to work from 3 point perspective, which is still quite new to me. This project definitely made me understand that I still have a lot to learn about the drawing basics such as perspective, shadows and geometry. There is a lot to learn about digital design, which I am really excited about.
The elevated walkway - Carla Feraru The landfill mining station is also the place where the elevated visitors’ walkway (orange) enters upon a viewing platform over the landfill. From this point onwards the visitor walkway sits on top of the conveyor structure (purple)and proceeds towards the reception area of the residual waste facility.
Mavisbank House / Symmetry and Order - Eilidh McGuigan The following artworks convey the regression of Mavisbank House. The Palladian villa was the first of its kind to be built in Scotland during the period of enlightenment, where it experienced an entourage of regimes. Originally built in 1727 by architect William Adam in collaboration with his client with intentions of being a stately family home, the building was erected with strict form and order which showed its stance in the local hierarchy. With being a sign of wealth and importance within the area, the building received high levels of care with a flock of maids and groundskeepers to maintain the property. Through time, and many pairs of hands, the building was eventually left in a state of hibernation after the property owner passed away. Eventually gutted by fire, the building was robbed of its elegance and hope of rejuvenation. The building then left in turmoil gradually disintegrated, finding purpose as a car park and scrap heap in the early 70s. Within this project, I wanted to reveal how although the building may not stand with its intended character, I think the building is far more interesting now nature and time have allowed it age and develop its own charm. I have compared the buildings in their two main phases of life through photo collage. In the first I show the building as if it had aged through time, maintaining the characteristics of the Palladian style with strong symmetry and organised features. In the second I have shown how the building has truly deteriorated, veering away from its original style and descending into a state of chaos. Personally I much prefer the style of the more chaotic artwork as I feel as though it represents the bitty and unpredictable life that the building has endured.
Technical Drawing of Steel Frame - Timber Flat Roof - Yousoef M Mayet
Cultural Studies Research Poster – Parallel Research - Giovanni Miscena
RENDERINGS: Kitchen/ Outdoor Seatings - Gertie Leong Hei Li
Concept Development - the programme / the influence / the form - Fiona Wylie The programme influences the form, splitting the building into 3 wings containing its 3 uses, tapering through use, to learn or to apply knowledge. The linear placement of programme reflects the journey of production: learning how to, seeing it done, and then doing it yourself. In each wing, there is a round central gathering point to break up the orthogonal qualities of the production spaces in the building, and promote community interaction. Looking at the exterior form, the perimeter of the building is parallel to the boundaries of the historical 5m tall perimeter wall of the site, whilst the interior is splayed to maximise south light for greenhouse production. When the concept meets the context, inspiration was taken from the typical solid Tradeston block with u-shaped voids, mixed with the tower typologies of the historical Tradeston tower in its context, the classic agriculture silo, the tree, the typical greenhouse, and tradeston's peaked roofs, to come to a final form.
Interior View of the Entrance along the Study Bays - Shivani Sarjan Laurieston Education Hub This view shows the entrance as seen from the mezzanine. The entrance is centered along the main space creating a double height space which draws visitors in. the casselated beams are exposed to create the illusion of strong enclosure, while the brick detailing creates a human scale haptic environment along the walls.
The Structure - Fiona Wylie Construction of the building was heavily importance, taking sustainability and fire safety into account. As an image for sustainability in the community, the majority of the structure is glulam post + beam with CLT floor panels, in attempts to reduce the amount of concrete used unless necessary. It’s lightweight, versatile, and provides a warm + natural aesthetic within the urban farm, reinforcing the idea of eco-industry. Due to the tower being over 18m tall, it acts as an independent steel + concrete structure beside the timber structures, connected by an expansion joint. In case of fire the tower’s construction is non-combustible and a fire shutter can be placed in the atrium connecting the two structure types. A weathered Corten steel facade was chosen to give the building a lightweight feel in contrast to the building’s size over the heavy historical wall, complimenting the colour of the surrounding red brick buildings in Tradeston. The metal is a nod to Tradeston’s metalwork history. The Matrix rainscreen cladding system align’s with the required A1 non-combustible facade buildup due to the height of the tower.
Alamin Mandhry Not only is the relationship between the street and the building is maintained using barazas (stone bench) for people to meet, relax and sell goods, an internal street with the same barazas is created. The internal street is lined with dakas (outdoor porches) used as shops, restaurants and a space for people to play, socialise and relax. A visual link is created using the balconies on the first floor that over look the street and internal street. The connection between the hub and the dhow yard is enhanced using a "thread" that weaves through the the street providing spaces for activities such as socialising, commerce and playing that already take place on the street.
The Structure & Design of the Building - Kirstin Mackenzie
"To Engage" Studio Space Final Model - Samuel Sharkey Studio space in the Blink Art Gallery.
Market hall foyer space - Fatema Hassan This view shows the plaster render staircase that leads to the upper spaces including the food hall, workshops, and cafe. On the left, rentable kiosk spaces for people to advertise and sell products beneath a high ceiling braced in exposed timber construction and bathed in skylight light.
The manufacturing workshops and greenhouses - Carla Feraru The production area of the masterplan is composed of greenhouses, communal gardens and workshops for local entrepreneurs. A central spine runs between the two levels hosting the production buildings and acts both as a ‘shopping street’ as well as an ‘urban’ intervention that mitigates the changes in level through publicly accessible green terraces. The layout follows the topography of the site, with the sinuous distribution of the volumes and their staggered layout allowing for unique views and daylight penetration.
Elevation and Sections - Fiona Wylie The north elevation, a long section through the growing tower, the seed library, the main atrium, and production spaces, and a short section through the main atrium, hydroponic growing spaces, and the main greenhouse. The growing "tree" tower is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's Johnson Wax Research Tower, with alternating mezzanine floors to allow for double-height vertical farming spaces as the main production zone of the building. The roots of the tower start at the lower ground floor entrance, with a seed library and archive surrounding the main circulation core of the tower. The main greenhouse off of the atrium acts as a buffer zone for solar gain and passive heating/cooling throughout the building, which then goes into the main atrium which acts as a thermal stack where hot air can exit through vents.
Housing Project: 'The Living Machine' - Jakob Young
Environmental Strategies - Leena Hussain Based on RIBA sustainable outcomes.
"To Engage" 1;50 Final Model - Samuel Sharkey The final sectional model of the Blink Art Gallery, Kelvinbridge. This wooden model was used to photograph interior views of the proposed gallery.
ENERGY STRATEGIES: Rainwater Harvesting System - Gertie Leong Hei Li
DFN Masterplan Zones - Adele Melas The DFN Masterplan incorporates the following Zones: Entrance Buffers (A), Streets (B), Cross (C), High Street (D), Severe Dementia Housing (E), Moderate Dementia Housing (F), Community Centre (G)
Example of a 'safe wing'- Laundrette - Asya Gumus The laundrette is the most important medium sized intervention in this context as it is promotes an easy and independent activity that is also familiar to an elderly person. Informal encounters/ conversations can have a positive impact on an elderly persons daily life. The chosen coral/ yellow tones encourage social activity and invite the elderly to spend a longer times with their neighbours and other locals.
Maglev Technology / The Purifier Center / Water Distribution System - Sania Halim
Cultural Studies 3A - The Glaswegian Tower Block over Time - Zoe Bennett
RENDERINGS: Markethall's Stalls activities - Gertie Leong Hei Li
Conservation Strategy - Kirstin Mackenzie
Elevations in context - Asya Gumus The top elevation shows the 'safe wings' in context and the elevation below shows transparency/ access between street and larger intervention.
Site location - Daniel Kelly The Scottish government proposed new Scottish new towns located on the highlands and islands to deal with the overpopulated central belt. One of these site locations is on the Inner Hebridean Isle of Eigg.
Left: View inside the market. Right: View inside the materials library - Carla Feraru The market opens towards the square on the weekend and as such, the design here blurred the boundary between inside and outside. Brick is used here as a paving material. Across the site, the versatility of the material is celebrated and used to tie in together the different areas of the masterplan. Inside the materials library, objects rescued from the waste stream are displayed to be repurposed for upcycling in the crafts workshops on site.
The U-Pick Greenhouse - Fiona Wylie Off of the public market space, there is a dedicated greenhouse where people can pick their own berries, right off of the plants. This promotes a level of transparency within indoor growing, and allows the community to get hands-on knowledge about where their food comes from.
View from the upper terrace of the consumption area down towards the square - Carla Feraru The amphitheater seating not only makes the transition between the upper and lower level of the site at this point but is imagined to be used in conjunction with the ‘square’ and act as spectators seating for activities such as concerts, theatre shows and movie displays. During weekends, the indoor market ‘spills’ onto the square and local residents and visitors alike are invited to sell unwanted goods or sustainably produced products here. Together with the ‘shopping street’, this area of the master plan is designed and imagined as a walk-through town. Despite the language of the masterplan following clues and conditions from the urban environment, the surrounding park context is highlighted and enhanced.
Axonometric View - Diyana Mohd Fuad The building and the proposed masterplan. Due to the lack of context, several elements were introduced into the site - some of which are residential building blocks, and the wide open park.
Mind-map Showing the Effects of Celebrating an Areas Identity - Kate Melhuish There is a habit removing or hiding it history and not preserving buildings for use and signifying their importance leaving derelict site and buildings throughout the Clyde area. By removing these areas of importance from their neighbourhood in turn you lose the areas identity and this contributes to a loss of community and connection to the city along with perpetuation the rise in mental health issues. By celebrating a places identity and history, bringing these areas back to life for their communities we can bring people back together and create spaces for communities, increasing their connection to each other and to the city as a whole.
Program - Laura Krumina Rehabilitation can be a long and complicated process. Without integration between phases, this can very quickly turn into an isolated environment. We need to redesign the way we approach this as just having rehabilitation facilities without integration within the community can emphasise further problems. I propose a facility that blends these boundaries and accommodates a healthy rehabilitation environment that concentrates on four aspects of recovery: Body_Soul_Mind_Hearth.
Past conditions and proposed masterplan - Carla Feraru Historically associated with an array of industrial activities, today the site of Kilgarth Landfill sits derelict, awaiting a new life. The role of the new industry would not only remediate the land, returning it to the ever-expanding surrounding communities, it would also create new and diverse employment opportunities in the process.
Interior view of the recycling museum - Carla Feraru The recycling museum is seen as a standalone space for the local community as well as the last stop on the visitor tour. Here, objects made by local artists or produced in the workshop on-site from recyclable, reusable or by-products from the recovery facilities are displayed to encourage and celebrate the creative and innovative use of discarded materials.
Typical section through production tunnels - Shravan George
RENDERINGS: Co-Working Study Room - Gertie Leong Hei Li
The education wing and museum - Carla Feraru In addition to the recovery facilities and associated staff and research centre, great importance was given to the education of the community and visitors alike, about the new industry. As such, an education centre, as well as a recycling museum, were included in the recovery area of the masterplan. The education centre is seen as a key space for the local community to use. Free access to the laboratories, classrooms and library are given to school groups and visitors alike, encouraging participation and knowledge gathering about the issues at hand.
Iter | Plan and Sketches - Ami Coulter Iter looks to surpass boundaries, slow citizens down, allow time and space to THINK and experience others. In Glasgow, it assumes a largely disused railway track which flows through the centre of the city. The focus is on holistic connection, the experience of layering another street or Iter, within the city, and the connection points introduced. It offers a new completely pedestrianised route, removing the intrusion and speed of the car, returning freedom of movement over the speed of movement. It draws people closer together and transcends boundaries whilst utilising acts of compression and connecting different parts of the city similar to Luchtsingel in Rotterdam.
1:20 Section - Leena Hussain Section from reading room detailing materials and lighting.
Alamin Mandhry The exterior of the community centre features a modern interpretation of the protruding screened timber balconies and baraza (stone bench). The traditional straight baraza is transformed into a triangular one to create a space that allows for better interactions. To enhance the transparency of the recycling process, the display area has a void cased by a glass structure that allows visitors to see directly into the recycling plant below. Goods produced within the scheme are displayed in modern Swahili zidaka (wall niches) while artwork and information on recycling are displayed on large green structures made from recycled plastic meant to create this feeling of one being in a life-sized zidaka. The walls of the display area are adorned with plastic-bottle tops that create a mosaic; an example of how recycled materials can be used in construction.
Future Riverfront Masterplan Diagram - Ellie Carroll
Street Elevation - East, 1:700 - Giulia Panedigrano The pods aim to incorporate and re-interpret the same modularity within the M8: here, too, there is one commercial activity within each pair of pillars, and here, too, some variation is guaranteed by different colours, different elevations, different uses etc.
Street Façade - Laura Kennedy 1:50 Pencil study of the whole tenement block. This elevation was created by combining the different façade 'slices' drawn by various students in Unit 8. Laura Kennedy, Sam Sharkey, Cara Thomson and Zuzia Grajewska
3D Internal Views - Leena Hussain Sketch over model of inner cloister and entry walkway.
External stone render - 1:20 - Antony James Graham This visual demonstrates the significance and importance of the buildings façade that relates to the 'STONE CITY' of Glasgow, a fluent and consistent trend that has been a major influence on the development and research into the projects growth. The vast majority of the building relates to the architectural pallet, materiality and character of the Stone city, Glasgow 'City of Facades' as a reminder to the historical and cultural heritage, identity and importance as we develop buildings in our modern climate.
View along the inside of the tower - Andrew Devine This image highlights the expressed structural stone elements on both the inside and outside.
Exterior View of the Laurieston Education Hub along Cleland Street - Shivani Sarjan Laurieston Education Hub This view shows the new 'street' created underneath the building. The commercial spaces have street level service counters here to interact with the wider public. In the back light cannons drive sunlight underneath the building.
Element of the Master plan - Kate Melhuish Part A looks at the creation of a more celebrated entrance on the north edge of Glasgow Green along with the re-implementation of the train station. Part B Looks at the Redesigning of the Housing Development to give it greater connection with the green. Part C looks at reinventing the Peoples Palace and reinstating it original purpose as a place to store the people memories. Part D Looks at re-connecting the Gorbals with Glasgow green Finally, Part E aim to immerse the user in a story or memory in this case that is the story of the washer woman.
Site location - Carla Feraru The new resource mining industry transcends the function of managing waste and it looks at how resources can be recovered, reprocesses and consumed sustainably so that they don’t become waste in the first place. Whilst at this stage the need to consider the whole journey of our resources is highlighted, no one selection of spaces would work for each context. From this point onwards, the principles set will be tested about the chosen site of Kilgarth Triangle, where the brief will evolve and be defined in close relation to the specificity of the site and the local context.
Self-sufficient Building Operating Cycle - Gertie Leong Hei Li The building is promoting a self-sufficient operating cycle where customers from the Market will be able to contribute and participate in producing agricultural goods in the urban farm, then the outputs are to be sold back into the market. The Urban Farm operates with the 'Manual-Automatic' farming method where people come and purchase farming resources from vending machines, including fertilisers generated from any food waste in the Kitchen and Market hall. Moreover, Creative workshops are created to nurture the local art of making and the residents from Anderston will be able to come and enjoy the experience and share knowledge and ideas in the Co-Working Study Room.
The Struture - Freyja Lehnen The structure of the project is half load-bearing walls and half structural frame. The idea for this specific structural split came from tenement buildings that have stores in the lower portion of the building. The lower half is meant to be very open and advertising what is inside, whereas the upper half is more closed off and private.
Section - Laura Kennedy 1:50 Section taken through gallery proposal showing vertical circulation and art work .
Cross Section of The Lifeline HQ - Shravan George This section illustrates the HQ's connections to the tunnels below as well as to the newly pedestrianised Strand.
The Stations - Shravan George Down Street – abandoned station takes care of seeding and germination processes. Charing Cross – active station takes care of packaging and storage. It also helps link The Lifeline to the Tube network (in this case, to the Bakerloo line).
Art Studio/Shop Front - Flat type A - Giulia Panedigrano
The Forum - Daniel Kelly The central focal point and meeting space of City X: The forum. This hand drawn image shows a view westward from the islands main public space towards the Isle of Rum.
Structural & Environmental Strategies - Amy Aquilina
The brain of the Facility: Membrane - Sania Halim the brain of the facility: the membrane. It’s divided into three parts. The outer membrane or the collecting membrane, the inner membrane, and the transport system. The collecting membrane is further divided into two parts, the surface run-off texture which is a microchannel situated in the inner layer of the collecting membrane that condenses the tiny acid liquid droplets and directs them to the filter channel. And the porous membrane, which has a transparent outer graphene skin with tiny holes on it that effectively absorb the big acid droplets coming from the filter channel. Last but not the least the transport system consists of pendant tubes that acts as gas pipelines to collect the acid liquid from the membrane and transfer it to the purification center. Inspiration of the project taken from: PH Conditioner skyscapper, Evolo, 2012
Window View - Enbiya Yuecel An Urban Space opposite to Urban Life / 3A / To Live
The History Timeline - Anna Rogowska In order to gain a better understanding of the nature of current situation within Poland it is crucial to explore its rich, but painful history. To aid this, a timeline of the country’s past has been created. It gives a quick overview of the turbulent past, together with most important events directly impacting the modern outlook on foreigners in Poland.
City Brief Diagram - Rebecca Irving Sites were identified based on issues such as vacant and derelict land, feelings of safety, and areas of deprivation.
Working Space - Andrew Devine Image showing a typical quiet working space off of the atrium.
"To Engage" - Section C-C 1:100 - Zuzanna Woznicka In this section, we can see the difference between the height of the floors and how the light accesses those spaces. In the backyard is located a public graffiti wall, that can be used by anyone who would like to express himself. To introduce the gallery to another social group I proposed a mini ramp at the back. The brick in the back is the recycled wall of the preexisting building, and that was my starting point for this project. I wanted to leave one wall that would be a reminder of the past.
THE STACK - Ross A Aivaliotis Final model showing internal and external spaces.
AB208: The Sailing Club North East Technical Section Showing Gathering Space - Sophie Lathan
The Main Entrance - Fiona Wylie After entering the building from Cook street and rising up through the building, the main entrance acts as a "tree" base for the rest of the growing tower, with a glass floor looking down into the seed library. At the center of it is introductory information about hydroponic growing, and the space splits off into the learning spaces, the main atrium, growing spaces, and the wellness wing.
Andrew McCluskie Play Area and Roofscape Traditionally, a day out to a play area is almost exclusively a children's activity, with parent(s) acting as chaperone, arriving at the park, finding a bench and sitting on the outskirts of the space on which to wait. Partick Imagination Library's play area is conceived so that parents as well as their children are located within the play space, with the aim to get parents more involved with play, or facilitate social interaction between parents of more independent children. The Living Walls and integrated Raised Planters continue the atmosphere of the neighbouring Park onto the building roofscape.
"To See" - Site Section 1:100 - Zuzanna Woznicka Site Section 1:100, representing the layout of the pavilions within the site. The site I have chosen has uneven terrain, which was quite challenging from a technical point of view. The site had a river view and multiple points of access which were the main reasons for me to choose this location. What I really like about this picture is the misty atmosphere, in the future, I would like to achieve this effect more often.
DFN Proposed Buildings - Adele Melas The DFN masterplan proposal includes the following buildings: Primary Shops, Secondary Shops, Community Centre, Kiosk Wardens, Moderate Dementia Housing (Level 2), Severe Dementia Housing (Level 3), Medical and Health Centre, Admin Offices, Children's Nursery, and Public Toilets.
George Square Arx | During Protest - Ami Coulter The design centres on verticality, drawing the users up to be eye to eye with the City Chambers – a very prominent power/political symbol within the city. At this height there is an honesty of position, the citizens can see what is happening in their city, as they ascend, they are offered a panoptic view unhindered.
Long Section Through Wild Flower Garden - Eilidh McGuigan This long section displays the direct correlation from all areas within the building to the greenspace in the centre of the design.
Andrew McCluskie 1:20 Conversation Carriage Section
South Elevation - Leena Hussain Large arched windows belong to the reading room.
City Satellite Control Centre - Rebecca Irving The city centre site adopts a piece of vacant land in the city and focusses on improving feelings of safety by introducing another lookout tower.
1:50 Model of Library design - Lewis McLynn Exterior shot of my design model for the Library project in AB210.
View of Physical Model along Gorbals Street - Shivani Sarjan This view of the phigital model depicts the building from the landscaping, clearly showing the user's ability to 'climb' the building to the spaces above.
The Market Seating - Fiona Wylie Interior view of the cafe seating area above the public market stall, highlighting the glulam and CLT construction for a warm, earthy atmosphere.
Sensory Installations - Mrunmayi Pandit All sensory installations are inspired by the natural form of the tree and each of them depicts an element of nature. The first installation depicts lights and colour showing playfulness. The second and third one depicts wood and earth respectively showing natural landscape and sense of place. The fourth one depicts metal, Constructed to simulate the sense of sound. The fifth one depicts water giving the effect of rain and creating a soothing sound.
The Lifeline Network - Shravan George The Lifeline consists of 5 distinct underground tunnel networks dotted across Greater London that are linked via the existing London Underground infrastructure. The produce that is grown in these networks is transported across the city at night using the Tube lines and is also made available at key Tube stations, markets and cafes. The whole tunnel network extends for 50.3km, producing 17,605 tons of produce annually - fruits and vegetables for over 45,000 UK households and fish for almost 100,500 households. Notably, the network replaces 4600 hectares of traditional, unsustainable farmland which could have produced carbon emission equivalent to that of 2200 households. Moreover, The Lifeline also produces insects, generates employments for thousands of people and supports 10 local foodbanks.
Settlement II - Mairi Watson Women's accommodation occupies the existing farm ruins alongside contemporary additions.
External Market View - Finlay Ulrichsen The design brings together the various communities of the surrounding area under the ethos for sustainability, teaching the residents and the next generation about a direction for a better future for Glasgow and the Townhead area. Creating a safe and relaxing environment for users in the site, an environment where a parent can bring their child to experience nature and sustainability in their very own local community.
Biodiversity Section - Rachel McLure
Andrew McCluskie View from Benalder Street Bridge Initial analysis of Yorkhill Park, which the site is bound by, revealed a need for improved access and public realm. Therefore the access stairs were rotated to receive pedestrians from Partick and accentuate their desired path. The scheme will also provide disabled access to Yorkhill Park for the first time. A green buffer and internal balustrades will ensure privacy in the main library space and increase biodiversity on site.
RENDERINGS: Creative Workshop with Balcony - Gertie Leong Hei Li
Recycling Factory - Viktoria Georgieva
Timeline of Designing for the Enemy - Ami Coulter The notion of Designing for the Enemy was explored in the first semester of 5th year Design Studies. Thorough exploration into the evolution of the city exposed the reactionary nature of city design; design as an action against the enemy opposed for the citizens.
Interior view of the carers hub - Asya Gumus This space is used as a joint activity space for both elderly with dementia and carers. Regularly organized movie nights, exhibitions, theatre and concerts will be held in this space for the locals to enjoy.
Site Massing and Accommodation - Gertie Leong Hei Li
Section - Laura Kennedy 1:50 Section taken through gallery proposal showing art work.
Site map of the village of Gela - Elena Stefanova The site of the Rhodope Council and the Agrarian Institute is the village of Gela. Tucked away deep into the mountains, it used to be the site of a traditional gathering of local families
Environmental Strategy Diagram - Lewis McLynn Section drawing produced for the Library Project which displays the environmental strategies for my design.
The Ramp Entrance - public access directly to the market, restaurant, garden spaces, and new public park - Fiona Wylie The site rests on a plinth that is 3.5m above the main street level, and has an existing ramped entrance. To continue the pedestrian walkway in Tradeston's proposed new masterplan, people can directly access the market and gardens without having to go through the whole building. To promote more exterior access, as the site ramps up, so does the building, with a nature path. The nature path wraps around the building, providing direct access from that side of the building to the restaurant, the market seating, the growing areas, and the main greenhouse, all while continuing a green journey to experience the building and create views over the historical wall to the rest of Glasgow.
Arrangement of Gathering Space - Mairi Watson A place for women and children to come together, fostering a sense of community and support.
Tenement Section 1:50 - Eilish O'Donnell For the "To Belong" project we were to work as a unit and survey a tenement block that we were assigned from Glasgow. We were to Survey the entire block as a group and then each person was to draw a small section and then we were to bring our drawings together to recreate the tenement block. This project gave me a better understanding of tenement structure and the tenement's place in Glasgow's history.
The Lifeline HQ - Shravan George This visual shows how the interiors of The Lifeline HQ capture all the different food production groups in one space and serve as a portal for the pubic to experience them.
First Floor Plan - 1:100 - Antony James Graham The first floor plan explores the educational and political nature of the building that offers further assistance in these fields for the public to learn, engage and participate in activities relating to Glasgow's heritage, culture, political and social status through workshops, galleries, lecture spaces, consultation rooms and the large main debating chamber.
Second Floor interior view - Lewis McLynn Interior perspective from Library design.
1:20 Detail Section & Elevation - Fiona Wylie
Andrew McCluskie 1:20 Façade Accent Testing These images were created to decide the extents of Standing Seam Zinc within the Repurposed Sandstone Slips as well as to investigate how they would interact with the structural columns. The third test with the most zinc was chosen as it created the most layering and depth.
Flat Type A+C, Exploded Axonometric - Giulia Panedigrano
Laurieston Existing Site - Adele Melas Today the site exists as a Transformational Regenerational Area (TRA), marked as ‘Laurieston Living’. Currently, the housing development is towards the end of Phase 2. Adjoining with the initial concept, the wider site of Laurieston Living is enveloped by various crosses, including Gorbals Cross and St. Andrews Cross, which help increase opportunity for dementia-friendly outdoor environments. The Dementia-Friendly Neighbourhood (DFN) proposal aspires to integrate with future plans in Phase 3. Ultimately, this fusion would reinforce a Neighbourhood For Life (NFL) concept; a key component to creating inclusive environments (Mitchell et al., 2010).
"To Engage" - Section Model 1:50 - Zuzanna Woznicka Few shots of my physical model at a scale of 1:50. It was my first experience of building a sectional model, I understood how hard and time consuming it is, however, the model helped me to visualize how the building will work and feel the real scale. I want to definitely do more models in the future and try new materials and techniques.
Rooftop Farming View - Finlay Ulrichsen The terraced farm plots stepping back northwards allows ample south light to reach each plot on top of a natural drainage and water distribution, with water moving from one plot down to the next following the pitched roof form. However it does more than that, it allows users to see the food produce from growth to consumption, getting that sought after direct connection with their food production. Its gives them an elevated view of the landscape and the community the design brings together similar to one you would gain from standing on top of the Necropolis.
Urban Intervention of King Court Market. - Cham Zheng Chee The balance of retaining and subtracting the existing structures introduces a channel of movement through the space, and then into the urban realm. The layers of urban depth in the designed liminal spaces diversify the various spatial divisions within the market, through the transition of conflicting polarities amongst the introduced in-between spaces.
Interior View of the Reception - Shivani Sarjan Laurieston Education Hub This is the administrative reception as you enter the primary space from the station. A lightweight staircase wraps around a simple reception space across from the administrative office. This semi private block is open to the public and visitors and the receotion provides the first point of contact within the building,
Research background - Carla Feraru With accelerated consumption rates and unsustainable disposal practices, natural resource reservoirs are predicted to be depleted by the end of the century whilst our residual waste production is set to double. This thesis presents the opportunity for a new industry for the 21st century: ‘waste mining’, where waste streams both past (trapped in landfills) and future are mined and reintroduced back as resources in a circular economy model.
External Visual Showing Connection to River - Kate Melhuish