Category Archives: The Collaborative Blog

RIBA Research Matters: Collaboration is not a dirty word

I was invited to talk at RIBA’s Research Matters Conference on 15th November at RIBA headquarters in London. The conference aims to introduce and connect research across all the RIBA validated schools, and is a forum for a wider debate on

RIBA Research Matters: Collaboration is not a dirty word

I was invited to talk at RIBA’s Research Matters Conference on 15th November at RIBA headquarters in London. The conference aims to introduce and connect research across all the RIBA validated schools, and is a forum for a wider debate on

How Do We Introduce Collaborative Practice

We recently launched all of the Co.Lab projects for this year, bringing together both undergraduate and postgraduate students to collaborate across 10 separate projects. They collaborate amongst themselves as well as across other academic departments, specialists, the public and with

How Do We Introduce Collaborative Practice

We recently launched all of the Co.Lab projects for this year, bringing together both undergraduate and postgraduate students to collaborate across 10 separate projects. They collaborate amongst themselves as well as across other academic departments, specialists, the public and with

Project Launch, 2013-14

Today saw the launch presentation for all 10 projects in this year’s Co.lab inititive. Students will be updating their progress via the blog. Below is a full list of projects: IDBF Community Launch              partner: DanceXchange Hodge Hill Landscapes              partner: Hodge

Project Launch, 2013-14

Today saw the launch presentation for all 10 projects in this year’s Co.lab inititive. Students will be updating their progress via the blog. Below is a full list of projects: IDBF Community Launch              partner: DanceXchange Hodge Hill Landscapes              partner: Hodge

A building democracy?

            Two things have occurred recently which coincidently had a striking link with each other. First was a self-build workshop as part of the Birmingham Architecture Festival (BAF 2013) with architect Duncan Roberts, demonstrating an

A building democracy?

            Two things have occurred recently which coincidently had a striking link with each other. First was a self-build workshop as part of the Birmingham Architecture Festival (BAF 2013) with architect Duncan Roberts, demonstrating an

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

The Importance of Live Projects in Architecture Schools

<From the RIBA Student Newsletter, April 2013> by Fatema Bandali, Co.lab Mentor Many a time, as students of architecture, we have questioned different stages of design with ‘how is this to be constructed?’ As more weight is generally placed on

The Importance of Live Projects in Architecture Schools

<From the RIBA Student Newsletter, April 2013> by Fatema Bandali, Co.lab Mentor Many a time, as students of architecture, we have questioned different stages of design with ‘how is this to be constructed?’ As more weight is generally placed on

Stonehouse: Revisiting a historical collaboration

We received a call this summer asking whether we would be interested in working with a youth club on a collaborative project. It was from somebody purporting to be from The Stonehouse Gang, a name nobody at the school was

Stonehouse: Revisiting a historical collaboration

We received a call this summer asking whether we would be interested in working with a youth club on a collaborative project. It was from somebody purporting to be from The Stonehouse Gang, a name nobody at the school was

The challenge of live projects – Jordanna Holton

As architecture students we are provided with projects that often deal with the initial parameters of design briefs – a list of requirements that we are expected to meet in order to achieve the project outlines. What is the budget?

The challenge of live projects – Jordanna Holton

As architecture students we are provided with projects that often deal with the initial parameters of design briefs – a list of requirements that we are expected to meet in order to achieve the project outlines. What is the budget?

THE COLLABORATIVE BLOG

From group work to multi-disciplinary teams, collaboration has and always been an integral part of any design project. Part of Co.lab’s research is to critically evaluate this process as a working method. The Collaborative Blog will accompany the ongoing research with

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THE COLLABORATIVE BLOG

From group work to multi-disciplinary teams, collaboration has and always been an integral part of any design project. Part of Co.lab’s research is to critically evaluate this process as a working method. The Collaborative Blog will accompany the ongoing research with

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