Christobal Riffo Giampaoli

Inhabiting the Shoreline | Athens, Greece | Unit 21 | 2019 Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th year work Click image to zoom–> The Greek government-debt crisis in 2008 forced the government to introduce many austerity measures to reduce the public spending and by doing this helping to cut the deficit. This process has affected fundamental aspects of Greek society such as Housing, Education, Healthcare, Employment, Culture and

Ernest Wang

The Athenian Shadow Monument | Athens, Greece | Unit 21 | 2019 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th year work My project The Athenian Shadow Monument proposes a non-conventional method of monument creation where the public participates in the creation of the monument, working collaboratively to produce and manipulate shadows that comprise the monument. It uses the relationship between Greek

Charlotte Carless

The Makers Collective | Turin, Italy | Unit 21 | 2018 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis Click to see Thesis Click image to zoom–> Figures from the World Economic Forum esitmate 7.1 million jobs can be automated by 2050. The Makers Collective exists in a future economy where universal basic income and job automation change ‘capitalised labour’ or ‘work’ as we know it. Complete automation will relieve humanity of all

Joe Travers-Jones

Tour-in Heritage | Turin, Italy | Unit 21 | 2018 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis   Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th year work Click image to zoom–>   Torino’s first post Industrial Landscape During the 70’s and 80’s Torino’s thriving industries were hit by a huge oil crisis that halted the city’s once thriving automotive industry. This increased the levels of unemployment and the

Ernest Wang

Aerofood/ Four Meals | Turin, Italy | Unit 21 | 2018   Click to see Design Realisation Click image to zoom–>   My projects explore how recipes from Marinetti’s futurist cookbook can be adapted for contemporary context and how they might inform the design of space and architecture. The building project focuses on four dining experiences based on four recipes laid out in Marinetti’s book – Springtime Meal of the Word

Sally Taylor

SAD IN STOCKHOLM | Stockholm, Sweden | Unit 21 | 2017 Awarded Merit for Thesis Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th year work   The length of day varies more dramatically in the Nordic region than most other places in the world. Additionally, both dusk and dawn last longer in this area. These factors mean that Nordic light is unique, with only a few percent of the world’s

Katherine Scott

ACHIVING THE ANTHROPOCENE | Stockholm, Sweden | Unit 21 | 2017 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis   Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year work        ‘The Anthropocene’ has been proposed to describe the current geological age we are within. Humankind has mindlessly archived contemporary behaviours, manifesting within the Earth’s geology itself. On the field trip to Stockholm, this relationship between humankind and

Yolanda Leung

PROMO-GRANATE | Marseille, France | Unit 21 | 2016 Awarded Distinction for Design  Click to see Thesis     When tracing the origin of Heroin you will almost inevitably find that Afghanistan is the source. Afghanistan’s economy is highly dependent on opium farming, which has funded the insurgents fighting NATO forces and corrupted the government. Foreign countries like the U.S. and UK have promoted pomegranate farming to replace the opium fields. However, a pomegranate factory in Afghanistan could not sustain

Paddi Alice Benson

MARSEILLE: ECLAT[S] DU MYTHE | Marseille, France | Unit 21 | 2016   Click to see Design Realisation   The compound identity of Marseille is an inextricable interweaving of myth, reality, seen and unseen – a modernist construct: the industrial revolution, the continuous flux of migration, its colonial past, and the turbulence caused by inequality have all contributed to the creation of a unique image of the ‘phocaean city’. Each of these temporal imprints inherits a modernism that was never

Marianna Filippou

MARSEILLE MUSIC AND CULTURAL CENTRE | Marseille, France | Unit 21 | 2016   Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year work     Marseille is characterised by its transiency and cultural diversity seen in its importing and exporting activities that take place in the coast and expand in the mainland. The concept behind the proposed scheme for Marseille has been developed through the experience of the city as a

Angeline Wee

UN IMMEUBLE MEUBLE / A MOVABLE IMMOVABLE | Marseille, France | Unit 21 | 2016 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis Awarded The Bartlett School of Architecture Medal Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year work Approaches to conservation: Mutable values, fixed regulations The 1964 Venice Charter extended the previous notion of the “historical monument” to include “not only great works of art but also to more modest works of the

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

Angeline Wee Y4

Angeline Wee

NAVIGATING METRO-LAND | London, England | Unit 21 | 2015 THE OFFLINE PARK | London, England | Unit 21 | 2015 Click to see Design Realisation   Navigating Metro-land      Owning surplus land along their railway route, The Metropolitan Railway started to develop housing estates on these sites encouraging suburban living outside of the industrial city centre, in turn boosting season ticket sales along their extension line. Between 1915

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

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

Francesca Pringle

THE EXTENDED TERRITORY OF SCENE AND HEARD | London, UK | Unit 21 | 2014 Click to see Design Realisation     Extending Territory The building houses Scene and Heard, a theater and charity that take underprivileged children from the local area of Somers town and teach them to write plays. These plays are then performed to by professional actors to a public audience. This project explores how the territory of Scene and Heard’s work expands into the homes

Jens

Jens Kongstad

SCENE AND HEARD: COMMUNITY THEATRE | London, UK | Unit 21 | 2014 MIDDELGRUNDSFORTET | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Click to see Design Realisation      Scene and Heard Community Theatre Situated in Somers Town behind Euston Station is the Scene and Heard Community Theatre. The theatre is currently housed in the former church house of St. Pancras Old Church, one of the only historic buildings on the street. Somers Town has seen

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

Charlotte Reynolds

Charlotte Reynolds

SOMER’S TOWN COMMUNITY THEATRE | London, UK | Unit 21 | 2014 THE POCKET PARK URBAN PROTOTYPE | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Click to see Design Realisation   Somer’s Town Community Theatre Crowndale Road Community Theatre is a live project to redevelop an existing site in the deprived Somer’s Town, London. The project responds to the existing site construct both physically and digitally through a series of in depth concrete casting techniques

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

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