Author Archives: Catherine Skelcher

Tim Evans

Project I Leavening The brief for this project called for the design of a centre for the practice and teaching of baking where goods could be made, sold, consumed, and every part of the process could be taught and learnt. The setting for this project was the Rivelin Valley: a lush area with water in […]

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Tobias Putnam

P1 The People’s Hatchery For the first project of the year my brief was to design a chicken hatchery, complete with facilities for educating prospective chicken keepers and separate staff areas. The building needed to house up to forty chickens, providing spaces suitable for laying, hatching and rearing up until the point of lay. Situated in the well maintained […]

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Yijun Zhao (Arthur)

  P3   P3: Housing The requirement of the project is to design a housing scheme to accommodate families and domestic groups. The given site is close to the Sum studio where most young artists work there. Nonetheless, most artists are at their early career, leaving the consequent strong stress become an non-negligible problem. Therefore, […]

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Alexandra Martin

    P1 LEAVING THE CITY Kayaking is one of the most enjoyable activities. for both begginers and professionals, if offers freedom; an escpae from the realities of our world. It gives time to not worry but simply feel an adrenaline rush. However, a large issue with kayaking is the long and monotonous process that […]

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Hannan Currah

 P3 – “Community Roots” Heeley Garden Centre & Eco-Housing Based on my own personal beliefs about what constitutes a house and home having grown up in the Quaker village of Bournville in south Birmingham, virtually every step of development throughout the third project if the year was dictated by my Manifesto. This tied together three […]

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Jamie Cave

  P1 – Leavening   The task for my P1 project was to design a bakery situated in the woods in Malin Bridge. Due to the chosen site being particularly peaceful and a popular route for walkers in the area, I aimed to make my design one which touched as lightly as possible on the […]

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Mathilda Lewis

P1- CYCLE CENTRE “BIKING IS ABOUT RHYTHM AND FLOW. ITS THE WIND IN YOUR FACE AND THE CHALLENGE OF HAMMERING UP A LONG HILL. ITS THE REWARD AT THE TOP AND THE THRILL OF A HIGH SPEED DESCENT. BIKING LETS YOU COME ALIVE IN BOTH BODY AND SPIRIT. AFTER A WHILE THE BIKE DISAPPEARS BENEATH […]

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Fiona Sawers

P1 – APIARY P1 was the design of an Apiary, A place in which honey bees are kept. Within the brief it specified that we needed to include the room for at least 4 separate hives in a secluded setting; alongside this we also required the inclusion of a public shelter/route from which to observe […]

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Amirhossein Daryoushnezhad

P1 many people going through their lives without noticing the sky. The sky and the outer space hold many both discovered and undiscovered mysteries within them, some that we can witness with our bare eyes. I am proposing to design a monumental pavilion in order to create a national event to celebrate the rare total solar […]

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Arina Roszali

  P1 Leavening This project required us to design a temporary bakery within the landscape of Rivelin Valley. The bakery had to provide or a teaching space for baking lessons, a wood-fired oven and a café/eating area. With the nature of the site being in a woodland environment, the notion of ‘retreat’ was also taken […]

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