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Blog task 6
Blog task 6

  Lead Author:  YingXin Wen.     The building is called Peach Properties. It is a small building rebuilt 15 years ago. It used to be an old victorian toilet 150 years ago. “Although we are a small independent agency, our building has become a bit of a landmark here in Shoreditch, set amongst an […]

BLOG ENTRY 5
BLOG ENTRY 5

    Lead Author: Siqi Huang Steel can be a one of the most important architectural structure, because its high-intensity, light-weight, weldability and plasticity. That is the reason it can belong to the ideal material in the engineering. For example, there are three successful architecture: Centre National d’artetde Culture Georges Pompidou, Tour Eiffel and Lloyd […]

Blog Task 8 – Tama Art University Library
Blog Task 8 – Tama Art University Library

Lead author: Yang Song The building I chose was the tama art university library by Toyo Ito. It was located in the outskirt of Tokyo. For this project, the architect wanted the library and the outside garden together to be a new place where students and all people from the university could share a same […]

Blog Task 7
Blog Task 7

Lead author: Hanyue Hu Glass Glass is made by melting a mixture of minerals at very high temperature. A large amount of silica in the form of sand or pulverized sandstone is combined with soda ash and limestone to help stabilize the mixture and make the glass stronger and water-resistant. Other substances can be added […]

Blog Task 3- Cross sectional shapes for steel beams and columns
Blog Task 3- Cross sectional shapes for steel beams and columns

Lead author: Hanyue Hu Beams are characterized by the shape of their cross-section, their length and material. In contemporary construction, beams are typically made of steel, reinforced concrete, wood or composites. One of the most common types of steel beam is I-beam. I-beam I-beam is also known as the H- beam, Universal Beam and column. […]

Blog Task 4-Bridge Proposal
Blog Task 4-Bridge Proposal

Lead author: Siqi Huang For the Task4 we have been asked to design a new pedestrian bridge over the River Thames. And at the same time, Thomas Heatherwick is going to design a large sculpture that will sit on top of the bridge. For this bridge, which has been designed by our group, the emphasis […]

Blog Task 2 – Truss
Blog Task 2 – Truss

Lead Author: Yingxin Wen For the task two session, we made a truss with another term. The aim of the truss is to try to load something more. For the testing, the truss should as much as possible in the basket to hold much book. Firstly, we got two wooden boards and four wooden sticks. […]

Blog Task 1 – BOXPARK
Blog Task 1 – BOXPARK

Lead author: Yang Song    We chose the temporarily existing boxpark pop-up mall as our site. It would be open for another two years. It’s located on the north side of the shoreditch high street overground station. The boxpark pop-up store is one of the first pop-up stores in London. There are all kinds of […]

BOXPARK Research
BOXPARK Research

                   

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