Harvesting Structure: Parabolic Adaptations Using Reeds

T7a Technology – Project Related Report for my Winchester Horticultural City Head Quarters project.  Looking at how the architectural language of the project may use reeds in its construction to reinforce the theoretical and phenomenological stances.  Uploaded to issuu as ususal… https://issuu.com/timothyphilipgentry/docs/t7a_technology_project_related_repo

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Maquette tests

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

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 | Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE) by David Lea and Pat Borer

Extract from my project-related cultural context report (images via the BD Online feature using this link here) The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education is the educational arm of the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) established in 1973 by the late Gerrard Morgan-Grenville (Barac 2012, p. 92). Like all buildings within the CAT quarry, WISE was… Continue reading Precedent | Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE) by David Lea and Pat Borer