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We present our work to Dr. David Haley and Mr. Edward Fox. Their feedback are very useful. Our design is too geometric. We should design the garden in a more organic layout as most of the Chinese garden are design in that way. We also have a chance to look at work of other group. The presentation of other group are inspiring.
Posted 16 May 2014 18:39
This is the 3D model of our green space. The space is divided into two parts. The left part is the space for screening and the right part is a seating space. The water fountain acts as a separation between two area.
Posted 16 May 2014 17:21
We had presented our idea to our mentor. We discuss about reason of making the park and the difference between Chinese and western gardens. After the discussion and research, we had decide to put a water fountain into the park as it is an important feature for Chinese garden. The picture shows the proposed circulation of the park
Posted 16 May 2014 17:10
Our group had chose the car park in the centre of Chinatown as our site. We found that there are a lot car park nearby so it seems a bit unnecessary. We want to transform the space to a green space. We then discuss the possible activities. Finally we had decided to use the space for open space cinema.
Posted 11 May 2014 17:51
We visited Chinatown after the talk. We explore the site and did some research and interviews. We then discuss about feelings being in the area. We also talked about how Chinatown is connected to Manchester and problems of the area.
Posted 11 May 2014 17:05
Before our first meeting, we are asked to write a short paragraph about urbanism in China. In our first meeting, Dr. David Haley gave us a talk about his visit to China and urban China. He also presented some work of his Chinese students. The talk is inspiring as it gives us a lot of informations about current development and urbanization in China.
Posted 11 May 2014 15:24