Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | Interim Review

In week 6 of our CoLab module we went to the Curzon buildings for the interim review. This is where we had to present our group work that we had created, and this was to receive feedback. When arriving into

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | Interim Review

In week 6 of our CoLab module we went to the Curzon buildings for the interim review. This is where we had to present our group work that we had created, and this was to receive feedback. When arriving into

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | Timber Wall Construction

With the performance being two weeks away, we had to think quickly about constructing our timber frame walls after the interim review. We had to put together some form of costing in order to make sure that we were spending

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | Timber Wall Construction

With the performance being two weeks away, we had to think quickly about constructing our timber frame walls after the interim review. We had to put together some form of costing in order to make sure that we were spending

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | Making in the Shell

Week 7 of Colab – Preparations 4 groups were created after the interim review: Ramp / Walls / Fabric / Multi-sensory. Each group has an assigned task to finish for the performance. This week we started the preparations for our

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | Making in the Shell

Week 7 of Colab – Preparations 4 groups were created after the interim review: Ramp / Walls / Fabric / Multi-sensory. Each group has an assigned task to finish for the performance. This week we started the preparations for our

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension |Group Idea Presentations

Week 5 of CoLab. After the session during Week 4, in groups, we had to develop the schemes further and generate floor plans, sections and anything else that would communicate our ideas to the other two groups and the tutors.

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension |Group Idea Presentations

Week 5 of CoLab. After the session during Week 4, in groups, we had to develop the schemes further and generate floor plans, sections and anything else that would communicate our ideas to the other two groups and the tutors.

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | Group Concepts

Week 4 of CoLab. This week we were split into 3 smaller groups of around 6, where were able to explain and explore our own ideas more intimately and in greater depth. This allowed us to understand our own initial

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | Group Concepts

Week 4 of CoLab. This week we were split into 3 smaller groups of around 6, where were able to explain and explore our own ideas more intimately and in greater depth. This allowed us to understand our own initial

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | University of Birmingham visit

Week 3 of Colab – INSTANT PROJECT We met in our usual spot in the Curzon building in the classroom. The ‘Instant Project’ was set up for everyone to really establish a concept and to head in a specific direction.

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | University of Birmingham visit

Week 3 of Colab – INSTANT PROJECT We met in our usual spot in the Curzon building in the classroom. The ‘Instant Project’ was set up for everyone to really establish a concept and to head in a specific direction.

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | University of Birmingham visit

In week 2 of our Co:Lab module we went on a visit to the University of Birmingham. The first part of this trip was to visit ‘The Dome’ rehearsal room, which is a highly technologically advanced sound rehearsal room for

Autonomy, Complicity & Ascension | University of Birmingham visit

In week 2 of our Co:Lab module we went on a visit to the University of Birmingham. The first part of this trip was to visit ‘The Dome’ rehearsal room, which is a highly technologically advanced sound rehearsal room for

Exploring the senses

AUTONOMY, COMPLICITY & ASCENSION | CO:LAB 2020 When we talk about our senses we usually think of sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell. These are the so called ‘Aristotelian Senses’ as prescribed by the ancient philosopher Aristotle. In modern times,

Exploring the senses

AUTONOMY, COMPLICITY & ASCENSION | CO:LAB 2020 When we talk about our senses we usually think of sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell. These are the so called ‘Aristotelian Senses’ as prescribed by the ancient philosopher Aristotle. In modern times,

Creating a Culture of Production

We were invited to contribute to Arup’s pop-up studio as part of Birmingham Design Festival and Birmingham Chamber of Commerce’s Future programme. Building on the long terms strategies and impact of STEAMhouse and Knowledge Hub projects, Co.LAB has been developing

Creating a Culture of Production

We were invited to contribute to Arup’s pop-up studio as part of Birmingham Design Festival and Birmingham Chamber of Commerce’s Future programme. Building on the long terms strategies and impact of STEAMhouse and Knowledge Hub projects, Co.LAB has been developing

Student Questionnaire Feedback

In order to gain an understanding of the success of the mentoring on students work we asked them to reflect on the mentoring process. We were particularly interested in asking questions which would allow them to reflect on their own

Student Questionnaire Feedback

In order to gain an understanding of the success of the mentoring on students work we asked them to reflect on the mentoring process. We were particularly interested in asking questions which would allow them to reflect on their own

Critical Appraisal

How can we improve out teaching approach when instructing pupils? Towards the end of our time at the school, we were a lot more confident and comfortable in the school setting and interacting with both staff and students, than we

Critical Appraisal

How can we improve out teaching approach when instructing pupils? Towards the end of our time at the school, we were a lot more confident and comfortable in the school setting and interacting with both staff and students, than we

Session 5: Desktop Crits

Desktop Crits From the feedback received from the students  the key suggestion they made for a way for us to help them was to review their work in a more formal manner.  We therefore acknowledged this feedback and suggested to

Session 5: Desktop Crits

Desktop Crits From the feedback received from the students  the key suggestion they made for a way for us to help them was to review their work in a more formal manner.  We therefore acknowledged this feedback and suggested to

Session 5: Assistance With Model Making

Model Development The A level module the students undertake is heavily based around a final model. This gave us the perfect opportunity to guide and help them with their models.  From many years of model making were able to show

Session 5: Assistance With Model Making

Model Development The A level module the students undertake is heavily based around a final model. This gave us the perfect opportunity to guide and help them with their models.  From many years of model making were able to show

Session 4 – Portfolio Breakdown and General Architecture Advice

This week Year 11 students interested in Architecture also joined the group of Sixth Form Students We prepared ahead of time a list of resources for prospective University Students. This included a breakdown of an admission portfolio with an assessment

Session 4 – Portfolio Breakdown and General Architecture Advice

This week Year 11 students interested in Architecture also joined the group of Sixth Form Students We prepared ahead of time a list of resources for prospective University Students. This included a breakdown of an admission portfolio with an assessment