Category Archives: Bhm Mod Soc Map

Week 9// Bhm Mod Soc Map

  FINAL DECISIONS!! As for the last Co-lab session, we are working together to choose which orientation to use as the final design for our map; portrait or landscape. After many pros and cons of either orientation, we have concluded

Week 9// Bhm Mod Soc Map

  FINAL DECISIONS!! As for the last Co-lab session, we are working together to choose which orientation to use as the final design for our map; portrait or landscape. After many pros and cons of either orientation, we have concluded

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Archival Images

During the 7th Co.Lab session, we considered the use of archival images or drawings in the map. This would be useful for representing buildings that are have been demolished or buildings that were never built. Using the ‘The digital archive

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Archival Images

During the 7th Co.Lab session, we considered the use of archival images or drawings in the map. This would be useful for representing buildings that are have been demolished or buildings that were never built. Using the ‘The digital archive

WEEK 6 // Bhm Mod Soc Map

THE INTERIM REVIEW As a sub group (the map designers) we have decided to each design a map in different orientations. Having 4 of us in the group we had 2 of each orientation (landscape and portrait). After presenting our

WEEK 6 // Bhm Mod Soc Map

THE INTERIM REVIEW As a sub group (the map designers) we have decided to each design a map in different orientations. Having 4 of us in the group we had 2 of each orientation (landscape and portrait). After presenting our

Glossary: CIAM

CIAM CIAM (Congrese Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne), founded in 1928 and disbanded in 1958, was an organisation responsible of a series of congresses in the first half of the 20th century where the principles of the modern movement were settled. They

Glossary: CIAM

CIAM CIAM (Congrese Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne), founded in 1928 and disbanded in 1958, was an organisation responsible of a series of congresses in the first half of the 20th century where the principles of the modern movement were settled. They

Glossary: Prefabrication

PREFABRICATION Prefabrication is the attempt of modern architecture technology to increase building productivity. The term includes a set of processes and materials, and many variations of the idea and its realization. It consists in a large number of parts previously

Glossary: Prefabrication

PREFABRICATION Prefabrication is the attempt of modern architecture technology to increase building productivity. The term includes a set of processes and materials, and many variations of the idea and its realization. It consists in a large number of parts previously

Glossary: Bauhaus

BAUHAUS The Bauhaus was a school of design, architecture and craftsmanship founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar, in 1919. The ideas of the Bauhaus generated a profound influence throughout the world.   The main purpose of the teaching was to

Glossary: Bauhaus

BAUHAUS The Bauhaus was a school of design, architecture and craftsmanship founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar, in 1919. The ideas of the Bauhaus generated a profound influence throughout the world.   The main purpose of the teaching was to

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Photography: Simon Kennedy

This London-based architectural photographer manages to catch a lot of light for a place that has a notorious reputation for being grey (very much like Birmingham). His photographs of buildings at twilight are particularly beautiful. Heygate Abstacted: “Simon Kennedy’s photographs

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Photography: Simon Kennedy

This London-based architectural photographer manages to catch a lot of light for a place that has a notorious reputation for being grey (very much like Birmingham). His photographs of buildings at twilight are particularly beautiful. Heygate Abstacted: “Simon Kennedy’s photographs

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Glossary : USA

USA: While the most theatrical Brutalist buildings remain in the former USSR, there are plenty more of these controversial concrete complexes around the world, including the United States of America. The image above shows St. Joseph Medical Centre in Washington. This building

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Glossary : USA

USA: While the most theatrical Brutalist buildings remain in the former USSR, there are plenty more of these controversial concrete complexes around the world, including the United States of America. The image above shows St. Joseph Medical Centre in Washington. This building

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Glossary : Glass

Glass: Towards the middle of the 19th century, the glass industry entered a period of intensive development; the end of the century saw the introduction of the first mechanised processes for making glass, backed by a systematic investigation of the

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Glossary : Glass

Glass: Towards the middle of the 19th century, the glass industry entered a period of intensive development; the end of the century saw the introduction of the first mechanised processes for making glass, backed by a systematic investigation of the

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Glossary : Steel

Steel: The modern movement, in the period after the First World War, took the steel frame for granted, as an indispensable instrument for achieving freedom and rationality in  design. The outburst of building activity after the Second World War helped

BHX MOD SOC MAP_ Glossary : Steel

Steel: The modern movement, in the period after the First World War, took the steel frame for granted, as an indispensable instrument for achieving freedom and rationality in  design. The outburst of building activity after the Second World War helped