Tag: Teaching (project)

S.A.U.L. 4th Year: De Rerum Natura / In the Manner Of

S.A.U.L. 4th Year: De Rerum Natura / In the Manner Of

By Elizabeth Hatz, Gerard Carty and Fionn O'Leary

In the Autumn of 2019, tutors Elizabeth Hatz and Gerard Carty visited the Drawing Matter archive with their fourth-year students from the School of Architecture and the University of Limerick (SAUL). Below is a record of their visit and its place in the context of the fourth-year studio. Tutors interested… Read More

Pan Scroll Zoom 3: Averted Vision

Pan Scroll Zoom 3: Averted Vision

By Andrew Clancy

This is the third in a series of texts edited by Fabrizio Gallanti on the challenges in the new world of online architectural teaching and, particularly, on the changing role of drawings in presentations and reviews. In this episode Andrew Clancy of Clancy Moore Architects and Professor of Architecture at… Read More

Pan Scroll Zoom 1

Pan Scroll Zoom 1

By Fabrizio Gallanti

This is the first in a series of texts edited by Fabrizio Gallanti on the challenges in the new world of online architectural teaching and, particularly, on the changing role of the drawings in presentations and reviews. In this episode Fabrizio writes of his own experience as a tutor and… Read More

Shatwell DrawingScape

Shatwell DrawingScape

By Ana Araujo

This year a group of 12 students from the Intermediate School at the Architectural Association, London, are developing proposals for the Shatwell site. They take inspiration from the Drawing Matter collection to create exhibition spaces to display and celebrate the culture of drawing. The work ranges from speculative interpretations of… Read More

The Politics of the Image

The Politics of the Image

By Maria Sheherazade Giudici, Livia Wang, Feifei Zhou, Keranie Theodosiou, Joseph Mercer, Florian Scheucher and Sophie Williams

My course, The Politics of the Image at the Royal College of Art, drew on the Drawing Matter Collection amongst others to explore the construction of images since the Renaissance. This construction has allowed a crafty lie to evolve, be challenged and ultimately influence reality – albeit not always in straightforward ways.… Read More

Notes on the 2017 Summer School

Notes on the 2017 Summer School

By Nana Biamah-Ofosu and Bushra Mohamed

Drawing, Making, Thinking ‘Working in philosophy, like work in architecture in many respects, is really more a working on oneself. On one’s own interpretation. On one’s way of seeing things, (and what one expects of them).’ Ludwig Wittgenstein, Diary, 1931 Nana Biamah-Ofosu: In Wittgenstein’s words I recognise my own pursuit… Read More

Malagueira and Évora, Portugal

Malagueira and Évora, Portugal

By Cathy Hawley and Hugh Strange

This year we have been examining the relationship between the ancient Roman, medieval and baroque city of Évora and the adjacent Malagueira public housing development – some 1100 low-rise units designed by Álvaro Siza from 1977 onwards in the aftermath of the revolution in Portugal. Malagueira has long been regarded… Read More

Beyond Object-ness, a Good House

Beyond Object-ness, a Good House

By Florian Beigel and Philip Christou

In the design research we do in practice and in our discussions with students, we are continuously working with ideas of space. We are not interested in form following function.  Firstly it should be a good room, with good proportions. It should have character, perhaps a certain awkwardness or irregularity.… Read More