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BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design Student Course news in AUB – Published 21st Feb 17

An out-of-this-world challenge…

Earlier this year, Eleven magazine announced is first international ideas and design competition: “MOONTOPIA”, an out of this world challenge looking at space architecture.

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Interior Architecture alumna on KTM Design

BA (Hons) / MA Interior Architecture and Design Alumni Course news / Make – Published 16th Jan 17

Katie Thomas studied both BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design and a Masters in Architecture: Spatial Practices at AUB. Last year she teamed up with AFC Bournemouth Footballer, Tyrone Mings, to start up KTM Design Studio.

She talks about how their Interior Design and Architecture company, which specialises in high-quality commercial and residential design, has developed over the past year.

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Birthday celebrations for Professor Sir Peter Cook

BA (Hons) / MA / MArch Architecture / Interior Architecture and Design / Modelmaking / MArch 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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Lord Norman Foster commissions Modelmaking students to recreate lost model

BA (Hons) Architecture / Interior Architecture and Design / Modelmaking Course news / Make / Industry News – 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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AUBSU Thank You Awards 2016

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design / Make-up for Media and Performance / Modelmaking Course news / Inspire / Industry News – Published 22nd Apr 16

The AUBSU Thank You awards recognises those particular staff members who go above and beyond their roles at AUB.

Students had the opportunity to nominate staff as their chosen ‘thank you’, along with a  reason why they deserve to win. This year we had over 60 nominations with 37 staff members being nominated.

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Interior Architecture alumnus has teamed up with AFC Bournemouth Footballer

BA (Hons) / MA Interior Architecture and Design / MA Architecture: Spatial Practices Graduate Course news / Make / Achieve / Industry News – Published 17th Nov 15

Katie Thomas graduated from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design in 2014 and has now completed a Masters in Architecture: Spatial Practices. Katie has recently partnered with Tyrone Mings, an AFC Bournemouth Footballer.

“Having finished my studies at AUB in September, I have started an Interior Design and Architecture practice, KTM Design.  I have always planned to start my own business, but towards the end of my MA course a local investor contacted me expressing an interest in starting an interior design and property development company together, so I jumped at the opportunity. The investor is AFC Bournemouth footballer Tyrone Mings, who also has a long-standing passion for property, and worked as a mortgage advisor before becoming a professional footballer.

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Interior Architecture and Visual Communication collab on ‘The Orb’

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design / Visual Communication Course news / Interreg / Collaborate / Industry News – Published 28th Apr 15

‘The Orb’ is a collaboration between BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design and BA (Hons) Visual Communication.

The Orb project was developed by a range of professionals and academics, from varying backgrounds and disciplines. Its concept was conceived through practical engagements of prototypes and discussions. The scope and application of the project are still in active discussion, as new collaborations and interpretations assist in the future of Orb dialog and development.

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‘Making it Happen’ 24 hour design challenge focuses on dementia

BA (Hons) Architecture / Fashion / Graphic Design / Interior Architecture and Design / Modelmaking Course news / Make / Live / Collaborate / Industry News – Published 25th Mar 15

The challenge: Making Poole a Dementia Friendly Community and Environment.

Students from BA (Hons) Modelmaking, BA (Hons) Architecture, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and BA (Hons) Fashion are working in cross-course collaborative teams on a 24-hour design challenge.

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Interior Architecture projects gains Volkswagen approval

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design Course news / Industry News – Published 9th Jun 14

Volkswagen have offered an endorsement of the final major project of Level 6 student Carl Williams, who designed a robotic home for a young woman suffering from tetra-amelia syndrome.

Carl said: ‘The aim of the project was to provide Independence for a severely disabled person, born without all of her limbs. Her name is Joanne O’Riordan. Using futuristic but realistic technologies, Joanne’s living space is transformed around her to allow her to function with complete independence.

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Final year Tom Barker selected to design bar in new Hilton hotel

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design Course news / Make – Published 13th Mar 14

We are very pleased to announce that Tom Barker, final year student from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design, has won the competition to design the “Skybar” in the new Hilton Hotel currently under construction in Bournemouth.

Tom pitched his ideas against other student finalists from both the AUB and Bournemouth University to the Hilton group and international architects practice Scott Brownrigg.

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