A radical revisionist first year architecture course at Sheffield University built on feminist, inclusive, collaborative principles.
Developing and Sustaining Creativity in the midst of reality.
Supporting a Collective Sense of Excellence
Allowing the Experience of each Student to inform their design approach
Developing a Critical and Inclusive pedagogical approach.
A week-long funded annual live project, developing into a Masters Studio, in the post-conflict context of Northern Ireland.
Exposing Students to Live and Critical Contexts
Using Live projects as a way to develop team and accessible communication skills
Exposing people beyond Academia to the cultural and societal value of Schools of Architecture
A Masters studio bringing Design Thinking into the heart of material development and material understanding into Design.
Experimenting / prototyping with materials to better understand their potential
Drawing on networks of expertise in the university
Becoming familiar with processes of analysing material performance