George Neyroud

A Chimeric Nursery | London, UK | Unit 21 | 2022 Awarded the Year 3 Portfolio Prize In a disagreement over the preservation of Christ church Spitalfields a newly designed and built nursery is now the subject of demolition. My project explores new grounds for collaborative design by using machine learning to generate bespoke plans within a new site, St George in the east, with the hope of appeasing

Cosimo de Barry

The Royal Academy of Music | Isle of Portland, UK | Unit 21 | 2022 The project proposes a satellite facility for the Royal Academy of Music, based in London, on the Isle of Portland. The programme consists of a music studio complex and access to music equipment for use by both invited guests from the Royal Academy of Music, as well as for the local population. The Portland

Julian Besems

Books as Bytes | Piraeus, Greece | Unit 21 | 2019 Click to see Design Realisation This project is not about the design of a single building, but the development of a software program that generates a building design based on user information. Click image to zoom–> The primary focus of the project is the development of such a program for a university libraries. In this the smallest spatial unit

Maya Chandler

Kinderkípos | Athens, Greece | Unit 21 | 2019 Click to see Design Realisation This project, entitled Kinderkípos, proposes a new kindergarten for children and their parents in Athens, which re-imagines one of the ancient schools of philosophy for today. Of the four flagship schools (Plato’s Academy, Aristotle’s Lyceum, Epicurus’ Garden, and Zeno at the Stoa Poikile), Epicurus’ Garden is the only one whose location is unknown. Therefore, this project replaces

Yuchen Pan

The ‘Futurist’ Experience Centre/A ‘Slow Movement’ Institution | Turin,Italy | Unit 21 | 2018   Click to see Design Realisation Click image to zoom–>   “SLOW DOESN’T MEAN DOING EVERYTHING AT A SNAIL’S PACE, IT MEANS DOING EVERYTHING AT THE RIGHT SPEED. THAT IMPLIES QUALITY OVER QUANTITY; REAL AND MEANINGFUL HUMAN CONNECTIONS; BEING PRESENT AND IN THE MOMENT.” Turin is known as the foundation of slow food movement, a movement founded

Sophie Richards Y4

Sophie Richards

20 MINUTES AT THE BARBICAN | London, England | Unit 21 | 2015 A POLITICAL ENCLAVE | London, England | Unit 21 | 2015 Click to see Design Realisation     20 Minutes at the Barbican   Sound creates an invisible architecture, which greatly influences our experience of a space, without physically announcing its presence. It is a force which defines both the internal and external, designed and aleatory spaces

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