Final presentations with John from Croft Goode. He really enjoyed the designs and presentations and encouraged the students to continue looking into disaster response architecture.
Posted 16 May 2014 12:11
Piling on the bricks. This prototype at scale 1:5 held 12 bricks. That's equivalent to almost a whole family of 5. Impressive.
Posted 14 May 2014 15:31
Tense moments at Sale water park today... but they all floated- great success!
Posted 14 May 2014 15:30
Team 'Flaus' with their model. Lovely day at Sale water park for testing.
Posted 14 May 2014 15:26
Nice bit of welding by Dan. Frame is looking great. Lets hope it floats!
Posted 12 May 2014 18:42
Tubes stacked in the metal workshop ready to file and weld into a frame.
Posted 9 May 2014 18:06
Metal tubes ready for filing and welding for the frame of the floating structure.
Posted 9 May 2014 17:59
Dan and Nick working on their floating prototype model. Lots of filing of metal tubes for the frame which will then be welded together.
Posted 9 May 2014 17:57
Andy Cameron from the Environment Agency giving feedback on the designs for floating structures. Here he is speaking to the 'Flaus' group about their ideas.
Posted 7 May 2014 14:47
Andy Cameron from the Environment Agency speaking about the risks and impacts of flooding. Very informative presentation which hit home about how real the dangers are!
Posted 7 May 2014 14:45
Friday session- three groups presented their design ideas and precedents for floating structures. Great ideas about materials, details and practicalities for structures used in flood-risk areas.
Posted 6 May 2014 22:41