Final Model Maquette

Final massing model completed. Should have tried to finish this off much earlier than this but alas was not able. Need to take a video of this. Really helped me firm up ideas around treatment of the elevation and how new insertions manifest themselves amongst the ruins.

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Hyperbolic Parabola

Mucking about making hyperbolic parabolas this weekend. Column tests still to do... The YouTube video link below is next on my list of things to make & test: https://youtu.be/EigzNppsQp8

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  'Next Steps' section little out-of date.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_

RAA Sensing Spaces | Architecture Reimagined | Diébédo Francis Kéré

Video from 2014 of Diébédo Francis Kéré speaking about the methods he employs in his home of Burkina Faso.  Community-built projects that as a result create a better sense of ownership over a place and love for it.  People care more about the places they have had an involvement in creating.  It's quite an apt example of… Continue reading RAA Sensing Spaces | Architecture Reimagined | Diébédo Francis Kéré

D6 Brief: Winchester Horticultural City

First issue of my D6 Brief uploaded to issuu for one and all to read.  It could read a bit better to be honest.  Need to edit the text.  I expect there'll be a few revised issues but this will do for now. http://issuu.com/timothyphilipgentry/docs/d6__winchester_horticultural_city__?e=10211851/47640874

Free Architecture: Enabling the amateur’s freedom to create

Uploaded my C5 dissertation to issuu.com.  This lays the work for one of the main driving concepts for the project. http://issuu.com/timothyphilipgentry/docs/c5_dissertation_14.2.138_tim_gentry?e=10211851/47179817

Tutorial: Brief Brainstorm

Had a chat about the design workshop from Friday and what was discussed to try and iron out an approach to the brief. Main important elements: The brief and site should come as a development of the masterplan.  The site selection should be a marriage between city context, master plan, and concept ambitions. Concept should incorporate knowledge… Continue reading Tutorial: Brief Brainstorm