Ioana Drogeanu

Towards a ‘Non-Universal’ Architecture: Designing with Others through Gestures (1:1 Scale) | Barcelona, Spain | Unit 21 | Click To See Thesis The project highlights the collaborative potential of digital tools in creating deeply personal and culturally resonant architectural experiences by integrating intangible cultural heritage into tangible forms. By tracing Spanish cultural gestures at a 1:1 scale in VR, we embed personal traces directly into architectural elements. Co-authorship with

Austin McGrath

The Institute of Artificial Intelligence Education | Barcelona, Spain | Unit 21 | The Institute is an avant-garde approach to participatory design processes. Conceived as a hyper-contextual latent space, the project harnesses the voices of the very visitors that flock to Gaudí’s renowned Sagrada Familia basilica and its adjacent park – a verdant oasis that offers respite from the Barcelona sun pre- and post-visit. Audaciously sited at the periphery

Nicole Ho

The Sanatorium of Algorithm Design Case | Isle of Portland, UK | Unit 21 | 2022 The building project is aiming to help and deal with people who are chronically ill with COVID-19, as well as cure the patient and provide enough data for scientific research. Thus, creating a therapeutic environment that blends perfectly with the surrounding environment. Through exploring how architecture and aesthetics can create an environment conducive

Yasaman Mohsanizadeh

How can Language Change the Way We Design Architecture? | Turin, Italy | Unit 21 | 2018 Awarded Distinction for Design   Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th year work   Click image to zoom–> 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation migrants lack representation in the policies and urban planning agendas of the Five Star Movement, Turins incumbent political party. As a result, there are residing social, cultural and

Christobal Riffo Giampaoli

The Passeggiata Project | Turin, Italy | Unit 21 | 2018   Click to see Design Realisation Click image to zoom–> “Urban space is a place where there is always something happening; the space of event and action, tensed by the contradictions between the state’s planning strategies and the ludic appropriation of space-time whereby the inhabitants continually reinvent an ephemeral city”. —-Bernard Tschumi As evening falls and the harsh sun inches