Week eight marks the final week for the Feasibility for Final Major project, meaning the last few days were spend finalizing drawings and diagrams and ensuring my design report included all necessary stages of work so that someone who did not have any idea about my project could still understand it. I personally am satisfied… Continue reading Week 8: Feasibility project submission!
Tutorial for Feasibility Studies: I discussed an idea for general display methods within the Priest's House Museum exhibitions. Considering the use of a family or inter-related display elements using: Flexible, modular displays, Designed so within each display will feature a story, focused on the objects and artefacts significance. Each story will be devised from the… Continue reading Week 7: Feasibility design development & Final Major Project initial ideas.
Tutorial - Feasibility Project: I had a 15 minute tutorial with Michael, who is running the Priest's House Museum project, as time is moving on I had prepared any final questions I had about the project and the building I am working in. As there wasn’t a clear final outcome or submission content in the… Continue reading Week 6: Feasibility project, narrative development & Professional Studies presentation
Interim presentation: What have I researched? My research has continued from themes within the Contemporary Environments project, I have looked further into the planning and design of exhibition and museum spaces. Ensuring I am aware of the core principles of creating an authentic educational experience. What have I done so far? So far, I’ve mapped… Continue reading Week 5: Feasibility Interim Presentation & Dissertation development
To assist with the museum's appeal for the Heritage Lottery Funding Bid, I have decided to create detailed design ideas relating to the new proposed exhibition & Gallery spaces situated on the first floor, for my Feasibility project. Although my detailed area is situated on the first floor, I will still consider the visitor route… Continue reading Week 4: Spatial planning for Priest’s House Museum & Dissertation ideas.
I reached a deadline this week with my Dissertation, sending a draft structure (contents) and Title to my tutor. Reflecting my initial research I decided to focus my writing on the methods of enhancing of visitor experience/engagement within museum spaces. Draft Dissertation question: How can forms of contemporary media and display techniques enhance the visitor… Continue reading Week 3: Draft dissertation submission & Sea City Museum visit
Site visit: The Priest's House Museum & Gardens The museum occupies quirky but tired spaces, in need of a fresh overview when it comes to displaying their complex collection of artefacts. Over the past 50 years, the museum has added many interesting and historically important objects to its collection, however throughout this time the spaces… Continue reading Week 2: Priest’s House Museum site visit & initial research
This week, the Feasibility for Final Major Project unit was launched. I have been undertaking initial research on the Priest's House Museum & Surrounding area for my Feasibility studies. The Priest’s House is situated on the small high street within Wimborne Minster, they have strong hopes to develop and expand their educational and community engagement.… Continue reading Week 1: Feasibility for Final Major Project launch!