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Group 21 { Sketchtecture }


Atelier: qed Intimate cities, Re-Map

Mansvi J // Hidayatullah H // Naysan F // Oliver C // Mohd T // Laura H // Ahmadkhairul AR // Muhammad AH // Symmondeep S // Charlotte A // Viktoria A // Cristina M // Georgina G // Nasra A // Charlotte M // Zhivka I // Raden BRN

Session 4
Analysing the site (Northern Quarter) and sketching our initial ideas.
Posted 17 May 2014 00:58
Session 6
Due to the terrible weather we couldn't display our work on site instead we hld the Exhibition in Chatham!!
BTW Beautiful sketches!
Posted 17 May 2014 00:21
Session 5
Finalising our proposal.
Posted 17 May 2014 00:09
Session 3
First half of the session was an introduction of the brief and second half, a review of the previous sketches.

Creativeness and originality sketches from fifth year!
Posted 16 May 2014 23:41
On the third session we were briefed and told the location of our urban intervention! Northern Quarter!
Posted 16 May 2014 23:24
Session 6: Elevation of the recreational space created in site 1.
It consists of three layers.
1st Layer: Seating space
2nd Layer: Calm Zone
3rd Layer: Performing Arts Zone
Posted 16 May 2014 23:18
Through the recommended trace overlay sketching methods we developed design ideas and on the final day we exhibited them :)
Posted 16 May 2014 23:17
Session 4: Sketches produced from the first site visit. I chose the first site as it was located on a street which was less busy than the second site. This was an ideal location for the recreational centre.
Posted 16 May 2014 23:13
Session 2: Sketches made during the day around Central Library.
Posted 16 May 2014 23:10
Session 6: The last day of the event. The morning began by working and finalising our process sheets and final output. In the afternoon, we pinned up our work on the 6th floor in the Chatham Tower.
Posted 16 May 2014 23:09
Diagramming and inspiration! By diagraming and analysing the site plans I noticed the geometry and pattern of enclosure of the site . Through deconstructing, extruding and folding the plan I was able to create different shape canopies reflecting these two elements of the site
Posted 16 May 2014 23:07
In the 4th session we visited and sketched all 3 of the sites, I chose the first site, as I found the wall art and graffiti interesting and very reflective of the feel of Northern Quarter in general
Posted 16 May 2014 22:59
The afternoon was spent developing our existing sketching skills at an urban sketching session Central Library. Exploring the building and its context
Posted 16 May 2014 22:47
The first session introduced us the the world of urban sketching, with an inspirational talk by Simone Ridyard. Her energetic and experimental style was the motivation we needed for our live sketching session!
Posted 16 May 2014 22:17
The group 21 together with the final outputs.
Posted 16 May 2014 21:57
The final composition of the urban intervention sketch proposal. The aim was to explore the process through sketching.
Posted 16 May 2014 21:56
The developmental sketch of the proposal for the urban intervention of the site.
Posted 16 May 2014 21:53
The second session of live urban sketching. This time was at the chosen site, which was located along the Greater Ancoat Street.
Posted 16 May 2014 21:47
My final proposal sheet
Posted 16 May 2014 19:04
We exhibited out proposal sheets on floor 6 of Chatham building on Wednesday 14th.
Posted 16 May 2014 18:50
We used the third session to finalise our designs and make our a2 design proposal sheets
Posted 16 May 2014 18:45
This is the perspective of my building in site 1.
I designed an Art Gallery which collects the best paintings and art work of students of the universities. It is called Newton Art Gallery and its purpose is to motivate students work and try harder. Also it is a tourist attraction to see and admire students' work.
Posted 16 May 2014 18:44
Our second session was spent visiting both sites and sketching some initial ideas for our intervention. At this point I decided to design an outdoor restaurant at site 1, located in the Northern Quarter
Posted 16 May 2014 18:43
Groups final central library sketches. Whilst creating these sketches we spent time watching the members of the urban sketching group draw the same building and took advice from them
Posted 16 May 2014 18:37
Process of the building's design.
Here are the plans and a section of the building that give important information about the building.
1. plan of the ground floor
2. plan of the 1st floor
3. plan of the 2nd floor
4. plan of the underground floor
5. section
Posted 16 May 2014 18:36
I used a special technique to the exterior of the building.
I placed colorful crystals which hang from the ceiling. I also added a lot of mirror windows in the facade of the building.
By this way it is created a play with the natural light which reflects on the mirror windows.
The result is very impressive and creates a unique colorful lighting in the place.
Posted 16 May 2014 18:31
Our first session was spent analysing the central library building through photographs and sketches. We used this time mainly to practice our quick sketching skills
Posted 16 May 2014 18:28
Continuing the process on the design of the building.
Decorating the interior walls with metal rods.
Posted 16 May 2014 18:19
Day 5- The day was spent finalising ideas and sketching ready for the exhibition. I particularly focused to link my urban intervention to the vibrant feel of the Northern Quarter.
Posted 16 May 2014 15:32
Day 6- Our work was displayed in the Architecture building for people to view
Posted 16 May 2014 15:30
Day 2- The sketching started with the urban sketchers around the central library
Posted 16 May 2014 15:13
Day 4- Our first visit to both the sites in the northern quarter, we spent our day sketching until the rain started.
Posted 16 May 2014 15:06
Day 3- We were given our brief and tutorial on urban intervention
Posted 16 May 2014 15:05
Day 1- Inspiration talk from Urban sketcher Simone Ridyard. The photograph shows a piece taken from her sketch book.
Posted 16 May 2014 15:02
Pinning up and exhibiting the urban interventions on 6th floor in Chatham.
Posted 16 May 2014 10:52
Final sheet for urban intervention in site 1 in the Northern Quarter. A continuation of animals moving from 2D to 3D, including the symbol of Manchester - a bee
Posted 16 May 2014 10:51
Day 4: after creating our individual urban interventions we met up again as a group and discussed them. Final finishing touches to the sheets to be exhibited.
Posted 16 May 2014 10:50
Final exhibition on the 6th floor
Posted 16 May 2014 10:20
Pinning up for the final exhibition
Posted 16 May 2014 10:16
Site 1 (Back of Piccadilly)
We were asked to design a building in that site.
Analysis of the site.
Posted 16 May 2014 03:05
1st DAY
We visited the central library in order to make some quick sketches.
The aim: to improve our sketching skills.
Posted 16 May 2014 02:29
This was our exhibition for all the proposals for the urban intervention for both sites one and two produced by the events participants from year 1 and year 2.
Posted 15 May 2014 17:02
On the last season of the event, we were all editing and finalising our process sheet before exhibition.
Posted 15 May 2014 17:00
This was my final process sheet for my proposal of the intervention for site two.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:58
Using my drawing I produced my final perspective, which included my intervention on site. My intervention is simply installing eight empty wall panels on site to allow artists and other people to gather to produce art exhibitions and drawings for people to view and appreciate.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:56
This is another perspective that I produced for my intervetion, this was a live sketch.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:52
Once I chose my site, I produced a live sketch to be used for my perspective of the intervention.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:50
I chose the first site because looking at the surrounding the walled had graffiti and beautiful art works; I wanted to include it in the intervention which I wanted to design for that area.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:46
On Monday 12th in the second seasons, we visited two of the chosen site for our project and we had to decided which one to work on.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:44
This is one of my sketches that I produce d in the Central Library.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:38
In the second season of the event, we went to the Centrals Library to produce some live sketches. It allowed me to work on a skill that I had not touched on before; I am looking forward to doing more live sketches.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:36
The first two seasons of the event were positively interesting because we got introduced into the project and it we were taken to the Central Library.
Posted 15 May 2014 16:32
5. Final design
Posted 15 May 2014 12:25
4. Finalizing the design for the intervention proposal. I changed my initial plan to create a beer garden for an interactive art intervention. This is a bird cage where people can sit inside and feel protected from the rain whilst watching the graffiti of a free bird opposite them
Posted 15 May 2014 12:24
3. Analysis of the site. The initial idea for the design was a beer garden since the space is allocated next to a hostel and very near the city center
Posted 15 May 2014 12:18
3. Visit to the sites where we chose one of them
Posted 15 May 2014 12:14
2. Talk from Simone Ridyard about urban sketchers and her own work
Posted 15 May 2014 12:11
1. Visit to the central library
Posted 15 May 2014 11:34
6th Session: Final exhibition
Posted 14 May 2014 22:53
The Coordinators of Sketchtecture Event. Thanks everyone!
Posted 14 May 2014 22:42
5th and 6th Sessions- The review and exhibition at School. Of course selfie is a must today. :-p
Posted 14 May 2014 22:42
4th Session- Another picture where everybody was so 'busy' to sketch.
Posted 14 May 2014 22:40
4th Session: Went to the site for analysis, propose intervention- all by sketching!
Posted 14 May 2014 22:40
Day 5: The final exhibition of the groups proposal compositions.
Posted 14 May 2014 15:05
Day 5: Finalizing our compositions for the exhibition.
Posted 14 May 2014 15:04
hidden talent
Posted 14 May 2014 12:22
example of foster concept sketches for references
Posted 14 May 2014 12:22
concept sketches by foster for references
Posted 14 May 2014 12:22
more site analysis sketches
Posted 14 May 2014 12:21
site analysis through sketches
Posted 14 May 2014 12:21
example of sketches
Posted 14 May 2014 12:20
'how to use sketches' to develop ideas briefing...
Posted 14 May 2014 12:15
Creating the final pages for the exhibition
Posted 14 May 2014 11:29
Perspective drawing to show proposed urban intervention
Posted 13 May 2014 23:53
Fifth Session: Presentation and review of our urban infill proposals. After which, the co-ordinators advised us on the proposals that we presented.
Posted 13 May 2014 21:57
Fourth Session: First trip to both the sites. Here we had to pick one of the sites for our urban infill ideas.
Posted 13 May 2014 21:54
Second Session: Sketching around Central Library with the Manchester Urban Sketchers.
Posted 13 May 2014 21:46
Second Session: Sketching around Central Library with the Manchester Urban Sketchers.
Posted 13 May 2014 21:45
Third Session: A presentation by the fifth year co-ordinators on Urban Infill. Along with a review of the sketches from the previous session.
Posted 13 May 2014 21:38
Day in studio reviewing sketches and ideas. Second half of the day was spent re-working the drawings.
Posted 13 May 2014 21:25