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Group 19 { Wearable Shelter }

Design and build Transformable items // Modelling

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Day Four:
Today was about making and developing your garment. The envelope to our garment is complete but we are still having problems with the structure: it needs to be a flexible skirt as well as a sturdy shelter. More experimentation is needed.
Posted 9 May 2014 16:50
Recycling a beach ball and water bottle has led to a water tank in a portable shower being made for camping.
Posted 9 May 2014 10:32
Work is in progress. We are finishing our product and testing it if it gets on well with the human body. Also, we are making sure of an aesthetic look.
Posted 9 May 2014 10:08
DAY3 (06/05/2014)
Mr. Allan, the representative of Grumpy brief us about what grumpy is and how they help the community by recycling the materials. And we our garment making over there.
Posted 8 May 2014 23:55
DAY3 (06/05/2014)
A visit to the "House of Grumpy" in Salford. And there's the place we get our scarp material in very cheap price. 2 mix and match for a big plastic bag.
Posted 8 May 2014 23:48
DAY1 (30/04/2014)
A brief Introduction about the event by the coordinators. We were then paired up and brainstorm about ideas of concept and materials that we going to make our "wearable shelter"
Posted 8 May 2014 23:46
Day one: we decided to make a camping shower, which can transform in to a rucksack shaped like a box
Posted 8 May 2014 19:39
8/5/2014 - Garment/shelter making in the process!
Posted 8 May 2014 12:23
6/5/2014 - A photo of the event coordinators with Allan the representative of Grumpy
Posted 8 May 2014 12:21
6/5/2014 - Students bought their scrap materials at Grumpy, which is our main collaborator
Posted 8 May 2014 12:20
1/5/2014 - Discussion session with Dr. Annie on the student's design idea
Posted 8 May 2014 12:17
Grumpy's character made of scrap materials
Posted 8 May 2014 12:13
A visit to Grumpy Head Office (6/5/2014) - A briefing on Grumpy by Allan
Posted 8 May 2014 12:12
A talk by Dr. Annie (1/5/2014)
Posted 8 May 2014 12:10
A talk by Dr. Annie (1/5/2014) - Books brought by Dr. Annie for the participants.
Posted 8 May 2014 12:09
DAY2 (01/05/2014)
A talk by Dr. Annie Shaw + tutorial
She brought in fees books for us and gave us some useful comments
Posted 8 May 2014 11:04
Day Three:
We had a site visit to grumpy salford where we had a talk about what grumpy is and how the help the community be recycling materials . We then gathered materials from there shop and made test models in the studio rooms.
Posted 7 May 2014 18:37
Day Two:
Talk + tutorial by Dr. Annie Shaw. She introduced abit about herself and her background and have a lecture on her thoughts of what makes a wearable shelter. Each pair then had a tutorial with her, the feedback she gave to us helped develop our structure and help choice a material - pleated cotton.
Posted 7 May 2014 18:35
Day One:
Group meeting introducing the brief and each other. We were then paired up to work on our 'wearable shelters'. My pair decided to base our idea on the thought of transforming skit and hula hoops.
Posted 7 May 2014 18:33
This is a test model to see the transformation of a portable shower and to see how practical it is.
Posted 7 May 2014 17:58
Finalised idea for wearable shelter which will bring Urban comfort to a country side. The backpack can transform into a shower with a portable shower tank within.
Posted 7 May 2014 17:11