Compiling a children’s colouring book of prominent places within Manchester thus revealing colour versions of the city’s fabric from a child’s perspective.
Exposing students to the full potential of space transformation, particularly through intangible materials such as light, shadow, wind and sound.
Exploring the relationship between sound and architecture, investigating how this relationship can be manifested within a social context.
The Allotment of the Future will change how people view food, not only as part of our sustenance but also as part of our cultural and civic aspirations.
An exploration into temporal place making in an effort to increase social and communty cohesion.
The goal we wish to achieve through this event is to give architecture students the opportunity to collaborate closely with other disciplines across the artistic industry. Collaborating with The Islington Mill.
This event seeks to analyse the locality of the Waterside Arts centre in Sale, mapping it’s context and connectivity to local urbanity with the aid of digital and physical mapping methodologies.
To engage your curiosity by exploring the different perceptions of space. Expressing conflicting experiences of public space through a range of different mediums.
We are interested in the potential adaptive re-use of Heatherwicks 'B of the Bang' spikes, in order to raise awareness of lost art in Manchester
Fairhurst Design Group, one of Manchester's oldest architecture firms, require an interior refurbishment of their reception area and meeting rooms.
We intend to show how play and Urban Games can be used to further engage citizens with the landscape and community in which they live, and to communicate the relevance of play in the design of the spaces of the city.
Building a community playground from recycled materials.
This event explores and extrapolates the contemporary concept of urbanity and asks the question: how far beyond the traditionally defined boundaries of a city can still be considered urban?
Based on futurist extrapolations and inspired from popular media such as films, comics and games, the aim is to create a futuristic vision of Manchester.
A re-imagination of physical form from sketches and photographs in a series of models to contribute to the collection of Manchester Society of Architects.
Field Trip travelling to Skjolden, Norway in order to visit the isolated former site of Wittgenstein’s hut.
This project will be in collaboration with Barton Moss Community Primary School. We will work with a small library space in the school that needs “refreshing”. The aim is to discuss and test ideas about working with small spaces, and also to transform a space with simple yet effective methods.
Working with Bollington Arts Centre we intend to hold an event to celebrate White Nancy with the community. The intervention is inspired by the work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude who designed the Wrapped Reichstag.
What would happen if AI took over? We propose to create a short film combining real life footage with CGI in Maya.
Collectively we are interested in re-thinking vacant spaces through un-orthodox approaches. We are driven by the character of a space and look for site specific answers.
Form-finding and exploration looking at biological processes occurring in nature. What can we learn from natural organisms that can inform our architectural designs, focusing on the principals of Atelier QED
Production of controlled installation that creates a “portal” between two times and spaces.
By exploring the recent shift in the consumer experience of the highstreet our event will aim to merge the thriving music scene of Manchester with the forward thinking, trend setting and boundary pushing ideals of the recently opened O2 concept store.
In the light of Alejandro Aravena winning the Prizker Prize, and essentially redefining the role of the architect as being the facilitator of building practices, we are going to be exploring the topic of celebrating diversity of skills and knowledges in the construction industry and possibly beyond.
The agenda is to build a new volunteer hub for Hulme Community Garden Centre.