Week 6: Business Plan & Professional Studies unit submission

Business plan: Outlining the a plan of work for setting up myself as a sole trader, freelance Interior Architect & Designer. As part of the Professional Studies project unit I have been working on my business plan this week for submission, below is the outline I worked to. Personal Profile: An outline of why I… Continue reading Week 6: Business Plan & Professional Studies unit submission

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Week 5: Mock Interview & Developing project logistics.

I have spent time this week focusing on the development of an events programme for the Summer Pavilion based in Christchurch. Understanding the spaces and needs for the proposal. Exhibition spaces will include displays and narratives based on the historical importance of Christchurch and the Norman House site. Themes include the History of the town,… Continue reading Week 5: Mock Interview & Developing project logistics.

Week 3: Detailed Brief Presentation

I presented my detailed brief on Monday which included some information from the Outline Brief presentation, to recap my design ideas and contextual research. I showed my adjacency bubble diagrams to explain the spaces and my accommodation schedule showed the initial ideas for the requirements of these spaces in detail.     The historical food… Continue reading Week 3: Detailed Brief Presentation

Week 1: (After Christmas) Outline Brief Presentation.

Outline Brief Presentation: My outline brief consisted of a simple introduction to the site and an explanation of the historical importance of Norman House. I spoke about the demographics of Christchurch, explaining that there is a higher proportion of older people within the town – almost double the national average. Because of this, I want… Continue reading Week 1: (After Christmas) Outline Brief Presentation.

Christmas Break: Finishing Dissertation & Christchurch Site Visit

Over Christmas I worked mainly on my dissertation to ensure it was complete for the deadline at the start of January, I found it difficult to spend a whole day writing and reading the essay, so I would spend a few hours and when I couldn't work on it anymore I would return to the… Continue reading Christmas Break: Finishing Dissertation & Christchurch Site Visit

Week 12: Tutorials & Dissertation Development

The last week before Christmas holidays, a group tutorial with Michael allowed me to ask any questions about the new brief for Final Major Project: the Christchurch Summer Pavilion. Understanding what is required and how the brief could be pushed to suit what I want to create. We planned a site visit for within the… Continue reading Week 12: Tutorials & Dissertation Development

Week 11: Final Major Project launch! & Business Planning lecture

The Final Major Project unit launched on Monday, however I was unaware that my group would be given set options to choose from for our designs, as other groups within my class were given free reign with their final project ideas. My initial ideas of creating a community/visitor centre within Southampton could not be realised… Continue reading Week 11: Final Major Project launch! & Business Planning lecture