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Students collaborate on sustainability workshop

BA (Hons) Architecture / Graphic Design / Modelmaking / Visual Communication Student Course news / Industry news / Collaborate – Published 27th Mar 17

Students from BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Architecture, BA (Hons) Visual Communication and BA (Hons) Modelmaking collaborate on a two-day sustainability workshop.

The workshop was part of the AUB Human series of events that aim to inspire and challenge students to consider their own obligation towards social, ethical and sustainable practices.

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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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Students create innovative tree installation for Ojo Rojo

BA (Hons) Modelmaking Student Course news / Inspire / Collaborate / Achieve / Industry News – Published 21st Jun 16

Two third year BA (Hons) Modelmaking students, Phyllida Swift and Nic Browne, recently completed an installation for new Bournemouth restaurant, Ojo Rojo.

Phyllida and Nic were commissioned to build a bespoke installation for the new Mexican-inspired healthy eatery by co-owners Trevor Hill and JJ Adams, after making the door handles for the restaurant.

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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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Opening of new purpose-built Make-up and Modelmaking building

BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance / Modelmaking Course news / Make / Inspire / Industry News – Published 24th Feb 16

Faculty staff and students from Make-Up for Media and Performance and Modelmaking were joined by Honorary Fellow of AUB, Nick Dudman, today for the opening of their new purpose-built building.

The new building has three floors, including a set of shared workshop rooms on the ground floor for the individual creative processes that are an integral part of both courses. Special Make-Up Effects Designer and Honorary Fellow, Nick, is a multi award-winning artist with over thirty years experience in the film industry.

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Modelmaking alumnus creates replica of Iron Age shield

BA (Hons) Modelmaking Graduate / Alumni Course news / alumni / Industry News for modelmaking – Published 15th Jan 16

Armoury Modeller, Tom Hughes, who graduated from BA (Hons) Modelmaking in 2015, made the papers this week for the replica Iron Age shield that he created for a museum in Lincoln.

The project was part of Tom’s final year project, when students pursue a design brief from an external client. Tom approached The Collection in Lincoln about any upcoming opportunities.

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New Blades success for Modelmaking students

BA (Hons) Modelmaking Student Course news / Make / Award / Achieve / Industry News – Published 15th Jun 15

BA (Hons) Modelmaking students have won multiple awards at this year’s New Blades show.

The final year students showcased their work at the annual model makers recruitment fair, where they received eight out of the eleven awards. The work on display ranged from a hand carved Viking throne, to a lumberjack with 15 eyebrow expressions.

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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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