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Today is our last day together with 1st & 2nd years, we decided to go and celebrate our victory.
Posted 1 May 2018 08:17
DAY// 9

A Group photo!
Posted 1 May 2018 08:14
DAY// 9

More great footage for the final video!
Posted 1 May 2018 08:06
It was extremely difficult for Luna to select a winner as all the three groups presented their work very well. Well done benchworkers, you HAVE truly made us proud!
Posted 1 May 2018 08:05
I Hope everyone had a lovely weekend.

Just a quick reminder about tomorrow’s final presentation with our collaborator, Simi and Vicky from Luna will be joining us at 10:00 am however, we need everyone to be in at 9:30 am. Bring also physical models & construction booklet.
Posted 29 Apr 2018 09:26

Events coordinators conducted an interview with 1st, 2nd & 5th years. Additionally, we went through the workbencher’s booklets to make sure it is presentable and ready for Monday’s presentation. Excellent work workbenchers!
Posted 29 Apr 2018 09:04

Final alterations on the construction booklets, detailed models for Monday’s presentation with Luna.
Posted 29 Apr 2018 08:49

Workbenchers seems to have really enjoyed today’s task and close to complete all the required outputs. A very successful & fruitful day!
Posted 29 Apr 2018 08:45

Final improvement before a big day tomorrow, Model Making!

Students focused on finalising their ideas, organising materials for 1:5 / 1:10 models and preparing a construction manual booklet. A VERY INTENSIVE & PRODUCTIVE DAY!

Posted 26 Apr 2018 12:04

We are designing an ‘extendable box table’ which is very durable thanks to its compressed design it is not an issue to manoeuvre around as there are discreet locking wheels built into the base of the legs and a gas mechanism helping to lift and lower the unit. Our table is able to serve a couple of people at the same time while it can also be used by individuals. The Extendable Box Table is designed to suit any space. Tables are adjustable so they can meet the user needs. Additionally, it has a secure piston system in place which allows it to hold this weight. Our product can also be used as laptop desk, drawing board (thanks to its lift-up ratchet), group activities purposes, storage for any tools or belongings etc.
Posted 24 Apr 2018 10:36
Students were divided into three groups to design a workbench. Let the competition commence!
Posted 24 Apr 2018 09:01
DAY// 4 Product Description

A simple configuration that allows for flexible usage.
Posted 23 Apr 2018 16:08
DAY 4// Product Description

Superslots has created an adjustable table that is easy to disassemble and by extension easy to manoeuvre through the narrowest spaces. It comprises of very few components which users are encouraged to assemble themselves and this creates a satisfaction in having contributed to making your own furniture.
Posted 23 Apr 2018 16:04
Hope everyone had a buoyant weekend.

A quick reminder about tomorrow’s presentation with our collaborator, Simi from Luna will start at 10:00 am but we need all Benchworkers to be in at 9:30 am. Bring also the physical models!

Looking forward to see the great stuff that you have created!
Posted 22 Apr 2018 12:16
Day 3// Model Development

Group A created a prototype model to test out their preliminary design. Designers thoroughly evaluated their first prototype, noting its strengths and weaknesses, what needs to be added and what should be removed. At the same time resolving detailed connections for each component.
Posted 20 Apr 2018 20:14
Excellent presentations Bench workers! Great proposition and good team work. We cannot wait to see your improvement on the products.
Posted 19 Apr 2018 15:19
Intensive conceptual designing day!
Posted 19 Apr 2018 14:52
Continuing working on developing conceptual designs.
Posted 19 Apr 2018 14:35
My name is Nasra Ali and 5th year student in CIA atelier. I completed my undergraduate degree at Manchester School of Architecture. I spent a year in practice working for a medium sized firm in Tanzania, working predominantly in residential projects and master planning. I was also able to lead as a chief designer in an Architectural international competition of which I came second under the professional category. My fanatical interests are architecture, interior, master planning and model making. Apart from Architecture, I am keen on fashion photography and I love traveling around the world. I’m looking forward to working with you all.
Posted 17 Apr 2018 16:56
This is a potential storage space for our workbenches.
Keep that in mind for tour future ideas!!
Posted 12 Mar 2018 16:48