Architecture through Storytelling.
A fantasy/mystery story inspires the conceptual forms and functions of the design. The fantasy through created atmospheres forms a journey through the spaces. Each segment of the building is a chapter. This act of phenomenology reflects on whispers from the past, bringing back ‘what was’ and creating a ‘what is’ through a community building.
A juxtaposition of a forest is the inspiration from conceptual work on Robin Hood. The forest is growing through the building, making you gravitate towards the core. Within a story you find yourself travelling on a journey from beginning to end through which you come across different atmospheres. The library is the heart of the forest; a pause on journey. The vertical journey towards the branches provides the experience from darkness to light. It is a space for rediscovery, reflection and going on a personal journey.
Dimensions of different architectural language are written as a story which is told through architecture, creating a community of different people and enabling learning.
The BArch (Hons) in Architecture course is focused on the creative and practical development of architectural design, investigated in a studio environment through a series of carefully considered practical and theoretical projects in a variety of spatial, social, cultural and topographical situations.
The purpose of the course is to align architectural concepts, thinking, techniques and values with current architectural thought and practice. It involves strategic thinking and creative imagination; problem-solving and research tasks; attention to detail and tectonic resolution; traditional and digital forms of representation; and public presentations and reviews. This course addresses the challenges of designing for diverse communities and cultures and develops Part 1 graduates with creative vision, practical skills and an ethical position in respect of the role of the architect in a globalised world.
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