Category Archives: Dudley Zoo

Tamed With A Smile – a collaborative publication

As part of the Dudley Zoo project, the generated outcome includes a publication which documents the academic process of investigation and design exploration. In it’s production, and content creation, the publication is a result of the collaborative process between architecture

Tamed With A Smile – a collaborative publication

As part of the Dudley Zoo project, the generated outcome includes a publication which documents the academic process of investigation and design exploration. In it’s production, and content creation, the publication is a result of the collaborative process between architecture

Project Profile: Dudley Zoo Expo “Tamed With a Smile”

PROJECT: Tamed With a Smile LOCATION: Dudley Zoological Gardens, West Midlands COLLABORATORS: An Endless Supply, Bryant Priest Newman, Eastside Projects PROJECT TYPE: Exhibition Installation, Research and Publication Dudley Zoo opened in the spring of 1937. In a bold move, the

Project Profile: Dudley Zoo Expo “Tamed With a Smile”

PROJECT: Tamed With a Smile LOCATION: Dudley Zoological Gardens, West Midlands COLLABORATORS: An Endless Supply, Bryant Priest Newman, Eastside Projects PROJECT TYPE: Exhibition Installation, Research and Publication Dudley Zoo opened in the spring of 1937. In a bold move, the

Tamed With A Smile Opening: 22 June, 17:00

Co.Lab and the Modern Gazetteer research group will be launching our next exhibition at Dudley Zoo as part of Tamed With A Smile – a project investigating the relationship between the legacy, preservation and potential of the Tecton Buildings as

Tamed With A Smile Opening: 22 June, 17:00

Co.Lab and the Modern Gazetteer research group will be launching our next exhibition at Dudley Zoo as part of Tamed With A Smile – a project investigating the relationship between the legacy, preservation and potential of the Tecton Buildings as

Selecting Work for inclusion in Publication

During the earlier stages of the project art and design students and architecture students were asked to collaborate to produce work that related to the Tecton structures at Dudley Zoo Gardens. The art and design students were also involved in

Selecting Work for inclusion in Publication

During the earlier stages of the project art and design students and architecture students were asked to collaborate to produce work that related to the Tecton structures at Dudley Zoo Gardens. The art and design students were also involved in

DZG Design Team Meeting

Today we met the new members of the team, that had come on board for the DZG project. We also met a new Art + Design student ‘Dan’, who has volunteered to help with the project. We also me ‘Larry

DZG Design Team Meeting

Today we met the new members of the team, that had come on board for the DZG project. We also met a new Art + Design student ‘Dan’, who has volunteered to help with the project. We also me ‘Larry

Final Concept – Group 5

We decided on 5 ‘boxes’, each one relating to one of the senses. These would be spread over the two kiosks and would mimic aspects of the original Tectons.

Final Concept – Group 5

We decided on 5 ‘boxes’, each one relating to one of the senses. These would be spread over the two kiosks and would mimic aspects of the original Tectons.

Model – Group 8

As a group we came together to construct our final model for our tecton walkway. We use a timber frame, with a plastic insert to prevent the wood from absorbing the moisture for the plaster, and sticking to the frame.

Model – Group 8

As a group we came together to construct our final model for our tecton walkway. We use a timber frame, with a plastic insert to prevent the wood from absorbing the moisture for the plaster, and sticking to the frame.

Precedent

SOCA ‘The London Dresser’ is one of our precedents which demonstrate a live scaled model of the London South-bank showing the buildings on a scale which people can touch them and interact with them. This allows people to analyse and

Precedent

SOCA ‘The London Dresser’ is one of our precedents which demonstrate a live scaled model of the London South-bank showing the buildings on a scale which people can touch them and interact with them. This allows people to analyse and

Final scheme drawings – Group 8

Following from the physical model making, i have created a 3D computer model of out structure, showing how the tecton walkway will be used as an exhibition space, as well as a mapping and educational monument which leads to people

Final scheme drawings – Group 8

Following from the physical model making, i have created a 3D computer model of out structure, showing how the tecton walkway will be used as an exhibition space, as well as a mapping and educational monument which leads to people

New member joins the group – Group 8

After being informed that we were getting a new member into our group, there was some concern on how it would affect the dynamics that we had constructed over the previous month or so. The was a discussion on whether

New member joins the group – Group 8

After being informed that we were getting a new member into our group, there was some concern on how it would affect the dynamics that we had constructed over the previous month or so. The was a discussion on whether