BA (Hons) coursesArchitecture (ARB/RIBA Part 1)

Mike Davies – In Search Of Mezotecture

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 2nd Dec 16

Mike Davies was a founding partner, of RSHP. He has worked with the practice since its inception and has been involved with virtually all the projects it has undertaken.

He worked for six years in Paris on the Pompidou Centre in the 1970s and was project architect for the adjacent Institute for Research & Co-ordination in Acoustics & Music (IRCAM).

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Venice Biennale

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 28th Nov 16

AUB has had a long connection with the Venice Biennale and this year the Masters in Architecture course has been celebrating the British Pavilion at the Architecture Biennale with two AUB MArch students, Jamie Humphrey and Nigel Clarke.

Jamie and Nigel were awarded British Council Fellowships to spend five weeks in Venice with the British Pavilion, developing their architectural design and research.

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Birthday celebrations for Professor Sir Peter Cook

BA (Hons) / MA / MArch Architecture / Interior Architecture and Design / MArch / Modelmaking Guest speaker Course news / Industry News – Published 25th Nov 16

AUB celebrated the 80th birthday of acclaimed English architect and Honorary Fellow of the University, Professor Sir Peter Cook RA, in its new multi award-winning Drawing Studio yesterday, designed by the Royal Academician himself.

The event, consisting of a lecture and drinks reception, honoured Professor Sir Peter Cook RA and his contribution to architecture and teaching throughout his career. The Drawing Studio at AUB is the first of its kind to have been built in the country for 100 years and is Professor Sir Peter Cook’s only building in the UK.

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Berlin: some buildings and monuments

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news / Uncategorized – Published 18th Nov 16

Architecture Lecture with David Evans – Friday 18th November 2016

David Evans is a writer based in Berlin and a Research Fellow at Birkbeck’s History and Theory of Photography Research Centre.

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Ben Rowe’s residency in Antarctica

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 14th Nov 16

BA (Hons) Architecture Visiting Tutor, Ben Rowe, is Structural Engineer and Project Director at Ramboll. He has been structural engineering consultant for the course since 2007.

This year he takes up a four-month residency for the British Antarctic Survey, to oversee the engineering challenges of moving the Hugh Broughton designed research station across the ice shelf to a new location.

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RIBA Annual Lecture 2016

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 21st Oct 16

AUB hosts RIBA Annual Lecture 2016 with special guest speaker, Architect Glenn Howells of Glenn Howells Architects and the RIBA South West.

Glenn Howells Architects has a rich connection with the South West having designed many exciting and Award-winning projects across the region from RIBA National Award winning Gloucester Services to The Eye at Bristol, and the new Westonbirt Treetop Walkway. He reveals the stories behind some of these iconic and award-winning buildings and projects, and gives us a glimpse into the ethos of the practice established 25 years ago that has won over 120 Awards.

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Contemporary Urban Interventions for China

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 21st Oct 16

Prof Tan is a visiting academic to AUB Architecture from Sichuan University during the 2016-17 session.

She will present this case study in urban design and conservation, and other projects for public space.

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Nilesh Patel: Three Projects

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Guest speaker Course news – Published 10th Oct 16

Lecture by Nilesh Patel, Architect and Filmmaker – Friday 14th October 2016.

Nilesh’s film of Bishop Edward King Chapel has just premiered at the New York Architecture & Design Film Festival, followed by a showing at the Milan Architecture Film Festival.

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Poole Futures: the Business Improvement District

BA (Hons) / MArch Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 5th Oct 16

Starting Autumn 2016 AUB Architecture will be working with Poole BID on a five-year research project to analyse and make innovative proposals for Poole High Street.

Members of the Steering Group for Poole BID will explain the origins and intentions of the BID. Bournemouth, Castlepoint and Southampton are clear competitors for Poole. This, and the fact that the future for retail as we know it, is by no means secure in the face of digital retail.

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Seoul Exchange

BA (Hons) Architecture / MArch Course news – Published 13th Sep 16

Salha Salih is one of the first students to receive the new Mike Davies Award for Architecture, to support study abroad and international initiatives for BA and MArch students at AUB.

Salih will spend three months as an exchange student at Hongik University in Seoul, South Korea. She also received a ASEN-DUO-Korea 2016 Student fellowship Award, encouraging the exchange of students, teachers and professors between Europe and Asia, and a deeper understanding between the two regions.

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Lord Norman Foster commissions Modelmaking students to recreate lost model

BA (Hons) Architecture / Interior Architecture and Design / Modelmaking Course news / Industry News / Make – Published 15th Aug 16

Earlier this year, students at AUB worked hard to recreate the original model of one of Berlin’s most iconic landmarks, following a commission from Lord Norman Foster.

Seven Second Year students on AUB’s BA (Hons) Modelmaking course were tasked by Lord Foster to build a replica of the original model of the Reichstag dome for The Norman Foster Foundation. The dome was designed by Lord Foster in 1993 to symbolise the reunification of Germany and the original model was lost.

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