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The beautiful final product. What I learnt during this process (aside gaining a greater knowledge of construction) was that working with other people can be very difficult. It's important to know when to be assertive and when to step back. Also, when to let the client be in control and when to draw the line. I'm proud of what we achieved.
Posted 15 May 2014 00:25
After a hard day's digging, we finished the foundations for the construction. Being outside digging and throwing worms around was a WELCOME break from staring at a screen working for my portfolio.
Posted 15 May 2014 00:19
Paul's installation expertise helped us to build an appropriate roof frame. The wood for this frame was bought especially for the project, which made me wonder whether we were missing the point of upcycling waste. I think that this marks the point where our desire to complete the project within a time limit overtook our desire to save the world.
Posted 15 May 2014 00:09
One of my favourite hobbies - carrying planks
Posted 15 May 2014 00:06
1 on 1 tutorial on how to saw a piece of wood, with Jim
Posted 15 May 2014 00:03
Having fun with pallets and friends!
Posted 14 May 2014 23:59
A computer model
Posted 14 May 2014 23:56
We spent many hours deliberating over designs, arranging pallets in different configurations in order to hopefully please the client. The above photo shows some sketched elevations, drawn to aid discussion.
Posted 14 May 2014 23:52
Early sketch model
Posted 14 May 2014 23:49
Original concept sketch for a stacked, sculptural shelter.
Posted 14 May 2014 23:46
Day 1: Our client Jane, and our site, covered in a deep mound of earth.
Posted 14 May 2014 23:44