Yuchen Pan

Learning through ‘Play’| Athens, Greece | Unit 21 | 2019 Awarded Distinction for Design Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th year work Education has always played an important role since ancient Greece. Plato strongly emphasised an intimate relationship between learning and playing, and the importance of education by metaphorising ‘light’ as knowledge in the ‘Allegory of the Cave’.  The current Greek education system has been evolved into a competitive and standardised scheme

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

Paddi Alice Benson

LOST [AND FOUND] IN PLAY | Stockholm, Sweden | Unit 21 | 2017 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis Awarded The Bartlett School of Architecture Medal Click to see Thesis Click to see 4th Year work   The paediatrician/psychoanalyst Winnicott, identified the space between the interior, imagination and the perceived outer world / society as the location of cultural experience; “this intermediate area, is in direct continuity with the

Anqi Yu

Dissolving Stuga/ 24 Slusen | Stockholm, Sweden | Unit 21 | 2017   Click to see Design Realisation     “24 SLUSSEN” is a re-masterplan of a disconnected and pedestrian-unfriendly waterfront area in Slussen, which is a traffic interchange, built in the 1930s that connects Gamla Stan and Sodermalm. We visited Stockholm last November, and at that time, I was intrigued by the overall complexity of Slussen; however, it has been

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

Fernanda Mugnaini

THE IMPOSSIBLE GALLERY | London, England | Unit 21 | 2015 Click to see Design Realisation The concept was conceived by using lines from the existing site light studies to generate enclosures and boundaries for the impossible Gallery proposal. The gallery is only made by slits, there are no windows on this narrow and long building. This simple method distinguishes the outline of the entire figure and abstracts the stance

Hong Hew

PANORAMA | London | Unit 21 | 2013 PAVILION | Tremenheere Art Park, Penzance | Unit 21 | 2013 FOLKLORE MUSEUM | Tangier, Morocco | Unit 21 | 2013 The Pavilion of Manufactured Experience and The Museum of Folklore This year’s project begins with an exploration to study the relationship between motion and perception experience using a panorama. Our movement in space defines the views we see, and our means

Alex Gazetas

Pavilion | Tremenheere Art Park, Cornwall | Unit 21 | 2013 Ibn Battuta Plaza | Tangier, Morocco | Unit 21 | 2013    Andrea Palladio intended his buildings to be proportionate, comfortable and useful. To this end he devised detailed principles of construction based on his study of Ancient Roman architecture, which he set out in his treatise ‘I Quattro Libri dell’Architettura.’ Palladio’s principles worked together to produce the elegant