Monday 28th November:
We did in this first session is do some site surveying in the Hallam Square in groups of 3/4. We took pictures of the site as well as working out the measurements and where things like trees and structures were.
And here is my map with my annotations on it:
Then we had to do 20 key words and express them in 4 marks or less in the boxes if possible then develop 10 by embellishing them where you can add more marks to this time:
In the evening we had a Live Skype Lecture with Katrin Terstegen and it was called ‘Loose Fit.’
“The surface can be easily altered”
- Corner conditions
- Gap in the corner, two plans that are folded planes with joining bridges
- Sharp, origami corner
- Modernism, interior and exterior
- Applies to buildings in it’s entirety
Difference of the exterior of a building and the interior can be very different and appeal to different subjects.
Empty centre of a museum by a student
“A good building is like a good friend”
Erwin Heerich Architect
Tuesday 29th November:
We had to go over the Hallam Square drawing with out layout paper and then render the drawing and add things to the image such as trees and shadows:
Then from that drawing we started to do a section of the Hallam Square:
At the end of the lesson we were asked to think of the key words from the previous day and create a design in the Hallam Square from it:
Wednesday 30th November:
We had an hour lecture which was introducing us to Structural Engineering ready for our Friday session:
Friday 2nd December:
For our 45 minute session this morning we did a bridge building workshop in the SIA workshops. In groups of two we did either side of the bridge by bolting and connecting parts together to complete the bridge.