Tom Band

Rendering the Dungeness Percept | Dungeness, UK | Unit 21 | 2021 Awarded Distinction for Design & Distinction for Thesis The iconic image of Dungeness – the totemic object sited within a barren landscape – is synonymous with the mechanistic production of the Architectural Photograph. Disseminated by sites such as The Modern House and Dezeen, the imagery shapes our collective understanding of the place, imposing a romanticised fiction upon a

Lewis Brown

Printed Morphologies | Isle of Portland, UK | Unit 21 | 2022 Awarded The Bartlett Medal The Isle of Portland is an experimental testing ground to explore a novel methodology of architectural design through the medium of the physical model and the digital vector toolpath. Portland is a landscape formed through the geological layering of organic matter, compressed into sedimentary Portland Stone. Similarly, the deposition of material through 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,

William Molho

GROUND FOR PLAY(S) THEATRE | London, UK | Unit 21 | 2014 Click to see Design Realisation      Somer’s Wall Film: Ground for Play(s) Theatre Somers Walls is a filmed, continuous elevation of Somers Towns, a neighborhood in Camden, London, where the theatre project is located. Shot from a car, the film expresses the nature of Somers Town boundaries: Euston station, St. Pancras station, Euston. The density and rhythm of the

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

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


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

Jamie Lilley

Jamie Lilley

SCENE AND HEARD THEATRE | London, UK | Unit 21 | 2014 DANISH MUSEUM OF RESISTANCE | Copenhagen, Denmark | Unit 21 | 2014 Click to see Design Realisation     Scene and Heard Theatre Scene and Heard is a charity working with inner city children from Sommers Town. The charity uses theatre as a way to improve the lives of the Children. The proposal aims to reconnect the site to the community which it

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

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

Costa Elia Y5

    THE ISTIKLAL CADDESI MONUMENT AND THE BUYUKADA MUSEUM | Istanbul | Unit 21 | 2011 Awarded Distinction for Design & Merit for Thesis RIBA Silver Medal Nomination in Thesis                                                                              

Gabriel Lee

MUSEUM OF OPTICS | London | Unit 21 | 2011   ‘On the last night of the nine-day boat journey, he makes a thorough mystical preparation when he hears thecaptain announce, “Gentlemen! Tomorrow at dawn, we will see the first minarets of Istanbul.” Passenger De Amicissleeps little, goes to the deck as soon as he sees the faint light heralding dawn and curses in disillusionment,for there is fog. But the

Ayaka Suzuki

PLACE-MAKING | Berlin | Unit 21 | 2012 Digital communication is an absolute necessity for the fast-moving  society of today. It provokes real events that then feed back into the virtual domain; the communicative data of the physical environment is constantly altered and multiplied.  Project I is an investigation into the eviction of the collective housing residents in Berlin. The chain reaction of protests, with live uploads of videos and comments