Category Archives: 2016-2017

The City Walk

Originally posted on the Modern Gazetteer blog, found at (http://moderngazetteer.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/city-walk-23.html)   At the City Walk on Sunday 23rd October 2016, we were discussing iconic modernism buildings in Birmingham, such as Alpha Tower and the New Street Signal Box. We divided

The City Walk

Originally posted on the Modern Gazetteer blog, found at (http://moderngazetteer.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/city-walk-23.html)   At the City Walk on Sunday 23rd October 2016, we were discussing iconic modernism buildings in Birmingham, such as Alpha Tower and the New Street Signal Box. We divided

Physical Modelling Techniques

Originally posted on (http://moderngazetteer.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/rachel-11.html) Following our first meeting when we discussed exploring Birmingham through physical casting, specifically using foam, I began to research various modelling techniques. I came across an article, which demonstrated the range of finishes you can achieve with foam; it

Physical Modelling Techniques

Originally posted on (http://moderngazetteer.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/rachel-11.html) Following our first meeting when we discussed exploring Birmingham through physical casting, specifically using foam, I began to research various modelling techniques. I came across an article, which demonstrated the range of finishes you can achieve with foam; it

Casting process

A blog post reviewing the casting process from the first attempts of the physical model making  Following our first casting session where we create a master mould from the 3D model, we then created replicates of the 3D model using expanding foam. Unfortunately as

Casting process

A blog post reviewing the casting process from the first attempts of the physical model making  Following our first casting session where we create a master mould from the 3D model, we then created replicates of the 3D model using expanding foam. Unfortunately as

Cultural Commons, Nora Al-Badri

Nora Al-Badri “Open up archives to the world so the public can reclaim museums and objects as cultural commons” (Al-Badri, n.d.) The Nefertiti Bust is a painted bust of an Egyptian Pharaoh and resides in Berlin’s Neues Museum. The bust

Cultural Commons, Nora Al-Badri

Nora Al-Badri “Open up archives to the world so the public can reclaim museums and objects as cultural commons” (Al-Badri, n.d.) The Nefertiti Bust is a painted bust of an Egyptian Pharaoh and resides in Berlin’s Neues Museum. The bust

Andreas Angelidakis “Record the experience of experiencing the object.”

‘A World of Fragile Parts’ | Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 As part of Modern Gazettee module, we were asked to think through what it means to copy an original object and transfer it into digital form through 3D scanning and

Andreas Angelidakis “Record the experience of experiencing the object.”

‘A World of Fragile Parts’ | Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 As part of Modern Gazettee module, we were asked to think through what it means to copy an original object and transfer it into digital form through 3D scanning and

Final video

The good air Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Final video

The good air Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton

Marco’s journey

Map showing marco’s journey. Dave baldock, stefan fratila, mariam mann, liam witham

Marco’s journey

Map showing marco’s journey. Dave baldock, stefan fratila, mariam mann, liam witham

Making Objects

In reflection of the work that’s done to date, regarding the expanded city, and the work completed. I would suggest that the city is a collection of objects, which enrich the environment, and throughout history the collections of objects are

Making Objects

In reflection of the work that’s done to date, regarding the expanded city, and the work completed. I would suggest that the city is a collection of objects, which enrich the environment, and throughout history the collections of objects are

Nature within the canal

Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton  

Nature within the canal

Dave Baldock, Mariam Mann, Stefan Fratila, Liam Witham, Afiyha Saleem, Becky Horton  

Pip Piper film making workshop

Free city- Pip piper workshop On a sunny afternoon we had an amazing opportunity to have a film workshop with pip piper. We learnt skills and put together a short film of how the canal sits within the city, taking

Pip Piper film making workshop

Free city- Pip piper workshop On a sunny afternoon we had an amazing opportunity to have a film workshop with pip piper. We learnt skills and put together a short film of how the canal sits within the city, taking