Precedent | Sichuan province homes | Rural Urban Framework

Great Dezeen article on these homes in China built for disaster relief zones that incorporate urban agriculture into the roofs of the houses.  Seems they employed recognisable, replicable simple local building techniques too.  

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Cultivating Participation: Creating a Modern Pairidaeza

C6 Cultural Context - Project Related Report for my Winchester Horticultural City Head Quarters project.  Uploaded to issuu.  Hopefully the link works... https://issuu.com/timothyphilipgentry/docs/c6_cultural_context_project_related/2

Precedent | Brockholes Visitor Centre by Adam Kahn Architects

Extract from the draft of my project-related cultural context report - word count was too large so had to delete it from the final export (images via e-architecture using this link here) Located at Brockholes Nature Reserve just off of the M6 at Junction 31, it is a floating structure built on-top of a deep… Continue reading Precedent | Brockholes Visitor Centre by Adam Kahn Architects

Precedent | Neues Museum by David Chipperfield Architects with Julian Harrap

Extract from my project-related cultural context report (David Chipperfield Architects images seen on their website using this link): The Neues Museum in Berlin illustrates how a variety of conservation processes may be employed harmoniously to complement each other where a variety of different conditions exist on the same site. It has been ‘conserved, rehabilitated, reconstructed and… Continue reading Precedent | Neues Museum by David Chipperfield Architects with Julian Harrap

Precedent | Hedmark Museum by Sverre Fehn

Extract from my project-related cultural context report  (images from the Architecture Norway website via this link): A couple of parallels can be drawn between the brief and the work of Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn.  First and foremost, his general working methodology shares a common thread with the project as he adopts narratives to guide the… Continue reading Precedent | Hedmark Museum by Sverre Fehn

Aquaponic build phase 2; plus some pump tests

Pump arrived and I was worried about it being underpowered so did some tests... ​​ Not good results.  Maybe the straw pipe is too narrow? See below... Caught a time lapse of the second build phase (in full this time) today.  ​​ Downpipes fixed and inlets / outlets drilled. Nearly ready to start farming. Plant… Continue reading Aquaponic build phase 2; plus some pump tests