NTU Architecture Subject Group

Design Factory

Taken forward by the ideas of my design thesis and concept, 'reconnecting the disconnected'. I have designed an experiential based, multi-disciplinary architecture school that aims on teaching through community involvement. Set within the 'learning streets' campus in the heart of the castle area of Nottingham city centre. The final resolution is a series of social and creative spaces that encourage student and society involvement, whilst breaking the barrier between marginalised groups and design institutions. The design incorporates inspiration from post war and pre 1900s styles to reconnect the site with its rich and disconnected historical context

Liam Spall
Student name
Liam Spall
BArch Architecture

Design Factory

Driven by the ongoing concept and design thesis of reconnecting the disconnected, the form takes inspiration of the lost historic urban fabric, and celebrate the post war construction. Using sustainable materials with historic design ques, reconnecting past with future.

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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