NTU Architecture Subject Group

Trentside Athletic University

The sports university near Nottingham Canal is a new educational institution that aims to break and shape new boundaries in the world of sports and the youth in Nottingham. Trentside Athletic University (or TAU) will provide students with a comprehensive education in sports science and management whilst also promoting an active lifestyle to the community. The design of the university is an opportunity to create a place that encourages athletes to push beyond their limits and achieve their full potential both physically and mentally.

Modern sporting facilities will be provided for and the community on campus, including a gym in the John McGovern Arena. With lots of room for team training and competitions, these facilities will be made to encourage cooperation and teamwork among the students and community

Tyrone Michael Donkor
Student name
Tyrone Michael Donkor
BArch Architecture

Breaking and Shaping Boundaries

‘Breaking and shaping boundaries’ is rooted in the idea of pushing the limits of architecture and challenging the preconceived assumptions of what a university can be. It is about breaking down physical and conceptual barriers as well as challenging the traditional idea of form and function through manipulating the materials, space and light to create a dynamic and connected environment. By embracing the power of negative space, breaking traditional floor plans and using unique materials, this concept seeks to inspire users to break free from traditional boundaries and reach greater possibilities.

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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