James Simcock

ANAMORPHIC THREE SMITHS STATUE | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 INVENTING MEMORY | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Awarded Distinction for Thesis & Merit for Design Click to see Thesis    Anamorphic Three Smiths Statue: Deconstruction of a War Memorial   The twentieth century has shown an unprecedented confidence in the building of war memorials to resist the decay of memory, and yet their record of

Charlotte Reynolds

UUSI KALLIO COMMON + URBAN QUARRY | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis Awarded The Bartlett Medal   Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year work     Uusi Kallio Common + Urban Quarry The proposal for Uusi Kallio Common + Urban Granite Quarry, Helsinki was inspired by initial research into the unique geological and cartograpic composition of Finland. Finland,

Jamie Lilley Y5

Jamie Lilley

LOCATING HELSINKI | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 A MASTERPLAN FOR THE HELSINKI METROPOLITAN AREA ASSEMBLY | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Awarded Distinction for Design &  Distinction for Thesis Awarded The Bartlett Medal Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year Work   Locating Helsinki: Using Cartographic Methods to Depict the Shifting Physical and Digital Loci of the Capital Cartography provides identity, clarity and a grounding to the understanding

Calum MacDonald

EXCEPTIVE LAWS | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Awarded Distinction for Thesis & Merit for Design Click to see Thesis     Exceptive Laws   This project seeks to reconceptualise architectural legacy in Finland by {re}contextualising Finnish architectural development from 1917-2015 within its legislative, cultural, historical, corporeal, linguistic, and corporate conditions of the time. It has constantly been asking and re-thinking what the role of the architect and

Jens Y5

Jens Kongstad Olesen

HERNESAARI SNOW DUMPING PARK | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Awarded Distinction for Design &  Distinction for Thesis Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year work   Hernesaari Snow Dumping Park       Helsinki has an average snowfall of two meters every winter, posing a major infrastructural challenge to the city. To keep the city functioning two thousand truckloads of snow are removed from the

Francesca Pringle Y5

Francesca Pringle

REINVENTING WINTER IN HELSINKI | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Awarded Merit for Design Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year Work   Reinventing Winter in Helsinki   Helsinki has positioned at 60olatitude making it the third most northern capital in the world. Due to this the summer days are long with up to 19 and a half hours of daylight and temperatures up to 35oC. Outside

William Molho Y5

William Molho

CITY OF EDGES: EXCAVATION | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 CITY OF EDGES: THE QUARRIED THEATRE | Helsinki, Finland | Unit 21 | 2015 Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year Work     City of Edges: Excavation   Helsinki granite bedrock has been widely relied on for the construction of excavated underground structures over the last century, as techniques evolved. Besides, exposed, raw rock outcrops

Tonia Tkachenko

PSYCHOGEOGRAPHIC CARTOGRAPHY OF CYCLING LONDON | London, UK | Unit 21 | 2014 COPENHAGEN ARTS TERRAIN | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Awarded Distinction for Design Click to see Thesis     Mapping Experience of Urban Fabric from Cyclist’s Perspective The project aims to map the unique experience of urban fabric from the cyclist’s perspective. A situationist drift- dérive  journey is taken, where a camera is attached to the helmet to capture and the cyclist’s

Hong Hew

NAVIGATING COPENHAGEN | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 URBAN RE-CONSTRUCT | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Click to see Thesis     Social Exclusion and Interaction Between People and the City Pedestrian navigation allows people to travel from one place to another accurately by using paper-maps or more commonly with Global Positioning System (GPS) on mobile devices. The act of navigation, which includes determining of location and direction findings by cross referring the

Wendy Lin

ILOVEYOU VIRUS | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 COPENHAGEN EX-CHANGE SCHOOL | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Awarded Distinction for Thesis Click to see Thesis     Iloveyou Virus A recurring theme of my fifth year projects is Cybernetics, which is the study of systems. Within these systems, there tend to be agents with very specific characteristics and behaviors.   In my first project, the system I focused on

Emma Carter

BETTER BUILDING | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Awarded Distinction for Thesis   Click to see Thesis   We are experiencing an increasingly prevalent housing crisis, where there is a shortage of quality, affordable family homes within UK cities and across the rest of Europe. Copenhagen, capital city of the ‘happiest’ country in the world, is one of them. Affordable housing for the masses, within our growing urban contexts must

Naomi Gibson

THE PERFORMING GROUND OF FRAGMENTED IDENTITY | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Awarded Distinction for Thesis Click to see Thesis     Fragmented Perception of Cityscapes The year began with an interest in how city streetscapes are perceived in a fragmented fashion and provide the viewing pedestrian with a shifting sense of place. The first drawing studies analyse how we ‘see’ a streetscape, our eyes darting between points of focus, drawn to

Tess Martin

EDITING COPENHAGEN | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 CRUISE COPENHAGEN | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Awarded Distinction for Design Click to see Thesis      Editing Copenhagen: Mapping Geographical Dislocation Modern communication technology allows us to ‘experience’ almost any place in the world, through images, video and information, from our homes. Geographical dislocation occurs, as the boundaries of place, distance, and time become blurred and the relationship between the space

Sayan Skandarajah

CURATING AN EGALITARIAN TERRITORY | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Awarded Distinction for Design &  Distinction for Thesis Click to see Thesis     Curating An Egalitarian Territory ‘Curating an Egalitarian Territory’ is a design project is sited in Copenhagen, Denmark, critiquing its realm of egalitarianism, assessing what ‘territory’ might mean within a context based upon equality. Denmark is considered to be one of the world’s most egalitarian countries – yet

Simona Schroeder

BUILDING FOR THE INVISIBLE | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Click to see Thesis     Rethinking the Concept of Danish Asylum Centres The regenerated Folkets Park in Norrebro is an user-driven urban park where asylum seekers, citizens of Copenhagen and everyone else can meet, share experiences and learn from one another. The landscape also performs as a community centre uniting the neighbourhood. Various activities encourage a social and cultural exchange