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This is our final output sheet which we used to present our ideas to John Bridge, an architect from Croft Goode architects. He has an interest in disaster relief architecture and assessed and criticised our designs.
Posted 16 May 2014 12:17
We went to Sale waterpark to test if our prototype models floated. They did!
Posted 15 May 2014 17:28
After a few days of welding, filing, sawing and gluing our model is starting to take shape.
Posted 12 May 2014 18:50
On Wednesday we were joined by Andy Cameron, a Civil Engineer from the Environment Agency who gave us a talk on the increasing threat of floods to the UK. He then came round to each group and gave advice and suggested improvements for our designs.
Posted 7 May 2014 22:54
We were then grouped into fours and given some time to discuss possible designs and floatation strategies for our designs, before presenting those to the entire group.
Posted 7 May 2014 21:07
We have been asked to design a floating shelter to be used in emergency flood situations. We will then prototype, model and finally test our models to see if they float.
Posted 7 May 2014 20:44