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British Designs

Posted by on May 29, 2021 – 11:39 pm

British Designs

A border terrier and an English pointer admire Drumstick Park by Robert Nicol. Mikael Buck/More Than British designer Dominic Wilcox is a master of the whimsical. His childlike imagination has created inventions such as a stained-glass driverless car and a helmet with a crane that serves cereal. He has brought children’s inventions and imaginary friends to life, and last weekend in London, he created a contemporary art exhibition for dogs. Dogs check out paintings that use a dog-friendly color spectrum palette. A border terrier jumps into a 10-foot…

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Top British Architects

Posted by on November 30, 2020 – 06:14 pm

Top British Architects

Turkishceramics is collaborating with the Architects’ Journal on an exciting new project exploring the life and wider world of Mimar Sinan, with contributions from leading and emerging contemporary architects and expert writers. In November, Turkishceramics and the UK’s leading weekly architectural magazine the Architects’ Journal took a group of British architects to Istanbul and Edirne on a research trip to study the work of Mimar Sinan. The research will result in a book called Sinan: The First Starchitect , with an exhibition to follow in May…

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Typical British House

Posted by on June 15, 2020 – 03:45 pm

Typical British House

Wherever you may go around the world, it’s easy to conclude that if a home has four walls and a ceiling, everything else must be broadly the same. Well, even if that were true (and it’s not) there are still tiny differences between a house on the other side of the world and the house you normally live in that can be quite unsettling the first time you encounter them. So, having conducted extensive research into American and British households (by comparing notes between the traveling experiences of Anglophenia writers) what are the things that are…

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Architecture Modules

Posted by on April 8, 2020 – 02:40 pm

Architecture Modules

The core modules are designed to give you an essential grounding in Building History and other key areas of knowledge and skills. Research skills At the beginning of the first residential course we introduce you to a range of essential research skills. In part, this module is about orientating you amidst the vast range of materials either physically present in Cambridge or available online. In part it is about demonstrating the value of scrupulous scholarship, and apprising you of some of the key sources for Building History, and the methods and…

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London must visit

Posted by on February 20, 2020 – 02:07 pm

London must visit

With a city filled with so many sights to see and places to go, it’s hard to find time to do everything so we’ve made it simple for you; just make sure you’ve done the Top 10 Don’t Leave Until… and you’ll return home with a true sense of London. 2. Spot the six ravens at the tower The Tower of London is one of the most iconic landmarks in the capital. As well as the Beefeaters and Crown Jewels, see if you can count the six legendary ravens that are said to guard to tower and court from ruin. 3. See a West End show There’s plenty of things to do…

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Architecture Edinburgh University

Posted by on January 27, 2018 – 09:02 am

Architecture Edinburgh University

ESALA understands Architecture as the discipline responsible for the design of the built environment. It is both a celebration of our cultural inheritance and a statement of our cultural ambitions. Therefore, we could describe our activity in ESALA as the research and exploration of contemporary society, philosophically, historically, technologically and culturally through the medium of Architecture. While studying at ESALA, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and understanding of how buildings are made, and in the pursuit of this acquire skills…

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Architecture Berlin

Posted by on November 2, 2017 – 09:01 pm

Architecture Berlin

Short notice, but I’ll be giving a short talk tomorrow with Prof. Harald Bodenschatz at the TU, as part of an event for the launch of the Berlin Urban Design book (see earlier post). I’ll stick to the point, and they’ll be slides! All details below: Der Hinterhof in Berlin Brennpunkt des Berliner Städtebaus Abendveranstaltung anlässlich des Erscheinens der zweiten, erweiterten Auflage von * Städtebau in Berlin. Schreckbild und Vorbild für Europa * Berlin Urban Design. A Brief History of a European City Verlag DOM publishers In der städtebaulichen…

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British Architectural Library

Posted by on October 25, 2017 – 08:54 pm

British Architectural Library

Originally designed by architect Sir Colin St John Wilson and his partner MJ Long between 1982 and 1, it was the largest UK public building to be built in the 20th century. Intended to move and inspire its visitors, today the British Library’s London site is much-loved and well-used by scholars and members of the public alike for its soaring and stimulating spaces. With its five public floors sweeping upwards like a wave, the architecture is both immense and extraordinary. Surrounded on both sides by 11 Reading Rooms, the Library’s centrepiece is…

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MIT Department of Architecture

Posted by on October 5, 2017 – 07:58 pm

MIT Department of Architecture

PhD students complete 144 units (not including registration in 4.THG) during their residency at MIT. This is usually accomplished over the first two years of residency by enrolling in an average of 36 units per term, the equivalent of three subjects. The breakdown of required subjects is as follows: 4.661, Methods Seminar, is taken each fall term for first two years—2 x 12 = 24 units A minimum of six lecture or seminar subjects—6 x 12 = 72 units 24 additional units of lecture or seminar subjects, or via enrollment in independent research studies…

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Fashion British

Posted by on July 20, 2017 – 02:54 pm

Fashion British

The Award, now in its third year, plays a key role in internationalising the Graduate Fashion Week schedule and celebrates the importance of emerging talent in the fashion industry. It gives outstanding graduates from UK universities a chance to take part in a residency where they will work with local designers, universities and craftspeople in a country with an emerging fashion industry. The location of the residency changes every year, and this year the winners will travel to Indonesia to produce capsule collections to be showcased at Jakarta…

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