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Group 05 { Reinterpretations }

Model Making // Stop motion animation // Showing narrative of space within the city

Atelier: Continuity in Architecture

Post 4: Researched deeper into conservation. looked at architects and theorists Viollet-Le-Duc and John Ruskin.
i looked at their work in architectural conservation, similar interests and their contrasting theories.

Also began to think about what our group model will capture in its essence.
Posted 10 May 2014 17:43
Post 3: visited the Manchester art gallery to look at sculptures and gain inspiration.
Posted 10 May 2014 17:36
Post 2: Today we visited the Elizabeth gaskell house. The tour was lead by Frank Galvin, he provided some very usefull information as to what each room was used for and how they were restoring it.
Posted 10 May 2014 17:29
Frank Galvin gave a talk about the history Elizabeth Gaskell, The house and what the restoration plans are.
Posted 10 May 2014 17:28
Day 4 : Of coins and dead tree trunk, I find it very interesting as it depicts the sense of hidden gems, just like the hidden knowledge in the bookshelves.
Posted 10 May 2014 15:42
Day 4 : Day trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park to get some inspirations for the model as well as reinterpret the surrounding and how it could link back to the project
Posted 10 May 2014 15:30
Maquette // Light Box
Posted 10 May 2014 14:58
Reinterpretations // Photo Montage
Posted 10 May 2014 14:53
Day 3 : Sketch ideas; using frames and hang 3D miniature of the installations
Posted 10 May 2014 14:38
Day 3 : Brainstorming words associated to the essence of the house to help in generating and developing ideas for the final output.
Posted 10 May 2014 14:12
Day 2 : The room that we were assigned to detail on, William Gaskell study. Book-lined, self-contained, single purpose sanctuary.
Posted 10 May 2014 12:45
Day 2 : Visit to Elizabeth Gaskell House : We were lucky enough to be able to see how the wood graining process took place. A detailed process it is.
Posted 10 May 2014 12:26
Day 5: Producing a test model of Elizabeth Gaskell's morning room. We aim to create an abstract box which shows motives, patterns and crafts typical for this part of the house while at the same time working with light and shadows.
Posted 9 May 2014 11:03
We made a test maquette to test our ideas. We plan to have layers of different patterns reflecting on white walls. The image shows different combinations that can be made.
Posted 8 May 2014 23:39
Maquette of the dining room
Posted 8 May 2014 19:46
A field trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park - taking inspiration from James Turrell's Deer Shelter.
Posted 8 May 2014 10:08
Exploring Elizabeth Gaskell house with Trustee, Frank Galvin.
Posted 8 May 2014 10:07
Day 04: 07.05.14
An adventure to Yorkshire for some.... and a welcomed sit-down in the Deer Shelter installation created by James Turrell.
Posted 8 May 2014 09:41
Visit to the Manchester art gallery for some inspiration.
Posted 8 May 2014 09:39
Day 03: 06.05.14
This word wall incorporates every impression, emotion and observation generated by the site visit and Franks talk... which we hope will lead to some fantastic reinterpretations...
Posted 8 May 2014 09:38
Wood graining by Walter at Elizabeth Gaskell's House
Posted 8 May 2014 09:37
Visiting Yorkshire Sculpture Park for ideas
Posted 8 May 2014 09:37
Day 02: 01.05.14
Fascinating visit to Elizabeth Gaskell's House in Plymouth Grove, Ardwick. Intriguing use of light and stained glass within the central circulation space which helps to add vibrancy to an otherwise dark space.
Posted 8 May 2014 09:32
Day 02: 01.05.14
There are some brilliant contrasts of materials and thorough attentions to detail expressed in the external landscaping of the restoration project at Elizabeth Gaskell House.
Posted 8 May 2014 09:27
Day 01: 30.04.14
Brilliant talk from Frank Galvin today (the Head of Restoration at the Elizabeth Gaskell House). He presented a slideshow that discussed all aspects of the restoration process so that students knew what to expect for their site visit on Day 02.
Posted 8 May 2014 09:22
Exploring shapes(exterior).
Posted 8 May 2014 03:47
Trip to the Manchester Art Gallery hoping to get inspired.
Superarchimoon Light 1999
Philippe Starck transforms this familiar office object to an adjustable lamp for rooms of different heights.
Posted 8 May 2014 02:05
Yorkshire Sculpture Park // Precedents
Posted 7 May 2014 23:24
Greek Revival // Features
Posted 7 May 2014 23:19
Day 4: Visit of the Manchester Art Gallery. Redefining the essence of space, distortion and usage so that we can consider model making in different ways.
Posted 7 May 2014 20:57
Day 3: Analyzing the essence of Elizabeth Gaskell's house.Creating an abstract montage of the house and the space it occupies.
Posted 7 May 2014 20:44
Elizabeth Gaskell's House // Lighting
Posted 6 May 2014 23:28
Elizabeth Gaskell's House // Lighting
Posted 6 May 2014 23:22
Initial stages of photomontage, a creative and experiential collage of Elizabeth Gaskell's house. We put together what interested us more in the light qualities, material or history to create a narrative.
Posted 6 May 2014 21:30
Getting a tour around this Regency era residence, home of the
writer Elizabeth Gaskell's and her family who occupied the house
in the 1850's. We learned about materials, space usage and
Posted 6 May 2014 20:47
Day 2: Visiting Elizabeth Gaskell's house: the morning room is on the left when you enter the vast house. The wood graining of the door, the shades, the gas lamps, the stone fireplace, the cream warm wallpaper - all remind of Gaskell's taste and the typical 19th century housing.
Posted 6 May 2014 20:35
A glimpse of 42 Plymouth Grove by night after our day spent
in research
Posted 6 May 2014 20:32
Day 1:Elizabeth Gaskell's house on 42 Plymouth Grove. Restoration has been undertaken so that visitors can experience the feeling Charlotte Bronte and Charles Dickens had when entering this Victorian piece of architecture.
Posted 6 May 2014 20:17
Perspective showing the abstract design idea for our model.
Posted 6 May 2014 15:57
Details that caught my interest at the Elizabeth Gaskell House
Posted 6 May 2014 15:42
Elizabeth Gaskell house seen from an unusual perspective, from the Swinton Grove Park.
Posted 6 May 2014 15:30