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Communities find common ground in their need and desire for food. The idea of a place where food is the central principle of a design creates a space which can bring together and expand communities beyond themselves.

Situated in a location where a choice of restaurants is limited, MesoPOTamia yields a wider variety of sustainable food alternatives. Food stalls around “The Pot” offer a multitude of cuisines that accommodate to a variety of cultures, and as such create an environment suitable for everyone.

The canal becomes a place of gathering, where boats can stop on site and enjoy what the design has to offer. Seating in the public square, and directly around the canal encourages people to socialise with one another, creating an opportunity to connect with a diverse population who share a similar interest in food

Sarah Schenk
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Sarah Schenk
BArch Architecture

BArch Architecture

The BArch (Hons) in Architecture course is focused on the creative and practical development of architectural design, investigated in a studio environment through a series of carefully considered practical and theoretical projects in a variety of spatial, social, cultural and topographical situations.

The purpose of the course is to align architectural concepts, thinking, techniques and values with current architectural thought and practice. It involves strategic thinking and creative imagination; problem-solving and research tasks; attention to detail and tectonic resolution; traditional and digital forms of representation; and public presentations and reviews. This course addresses the challenges of designing for diverse communities and cultures and develops Part 1 graduates with creative vision, practical skills and an ethical position in respect of the role of the architect in a globalised world.

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