D6 Brief: Winchester Horticultural City – Revision A

Revised issue of my D6 Brief uploaded to issuu for one and all to read.  'Next Steps' section little out-of date.  All up-to-date. https://issuu.com/timothyphilipgentry/docs/d6___winchester_horticultural_city_

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Maquette tests

A late post of a test I did looking into hyperbolic parabolas and how they behave.  If you're wondering what one is and where you might have come across one before, think of the Chinese finger trap.  This is a hyperbolic paraboloid. As you can see from above the strands of the shape are formed… Continue reading Maquette tests

D6 External Examiner Interim Review

Presentation sheets from my interim review with the external examiner in Oxford Brookes last Friday.  Presentation clearly still needs some work as I do not intend for it to read so linearly come the final examination, but it had to do as a point of discussion and feedback for the interim.  The external examiners spoke… Continue reading D6 External Examiner Interim Review

Aquaponics system update

Had to widen the diameter of the pipe outlets to aide water flow as this is where the inexplicable leak was coming from.  Water was just backing up in the pipes as drains couldn't keep up with the pump, and turning the flow of the pump rate down meant there wasn't enough water going around… Continue reading Aquaponics system update

Aquaponic build phase 3

Finished off the farm over the weekend. Needed an extra air pump as the main pump for the plants won't be running non-stop so fitted that for the wee little fishies. Goldfish that is, got fed up with trying to source affordable fish that you could eat once grown.  Although who's to say goldfish can't… Continue reading Aquaponic build phase 3