The Shows 2013
The show explored the location of Preston and more widely the North West
The show featured responses to a range of locations along the Manchester Ship Canal
Students looked at the maritime relationships in Whitby
Students show designs for a language school and the reinvention of a London landmark
The show reflects the school’s high emphasis on socially engaged architecture within both London and Global contexts
See the world through the graduates’ eyes
The M Arch (Part II) course considers the notion of ‘Journey’ amongst other themes
Lisbon, Malmo and the welcome return of freehand are amongst the highlights of this year’s MArch show
Considering the future of the European city
The show considers civic architectural intervention in the city of Nottingham
Projects include future visions for Peckham
Students show the results of a field trip to Barcelona and the exploration of Faversham’s industrial ruins
Kingston undertakes UNESCO World Heritage research project
Projects range from working intensively with Canterbury Cathedral to high rise urbanism Tokyo
Projects include the department’s flagship Basil Spence Project, ‘Floating World’
This year’s themes are ‘To Shelter’, ‘To Dwell’ and ‘To Settle’
Claude Parent opens the proceedings this year
Project locations include Italy, the Lake District, Oxford, London and Portugal
Students investigate the border between town and country.
Architecture students have proposed a range of ideas for a museum and hostel accommodation in rural Northumberland
Featuring award-winning student work
Will this year’s show be a turning point for the School of Architecture?
The Welsh School of Architecture explores the physical characteristics of to island territories amongst other concerns
Students at Brighton University are showcasing their work in a pavilion in the faculty’s quadrangle
The AA Projects Review is in the form of Format, a ‘live magazine’
The shows 2012
This year’s show introduces two new studios and a change in direction along with examinations of London, China, Marseille and Krakow
This year’s show covers a wide variety of themes such as oscillations between past and present, cultural agency, alternative learning environments, and fields, rooms and interstices in a dense urban environment.
This year’s show is an exploration of interdisciplinary engagement in architecture and collaboration
This year’s show is an innovative and unique exploration of the city of Venice.
A taster selection of what to expect at the RCA show 2012
This years themes include architecture and buildings as urban devices, remembering Berlin and working in the periphery
This year’s show places a strong emphasis on the environmental design of architecture in the spirit of sustainability
A wonderland of architectural inventions, propositions and suggestions ranging from the very practical to the completely conceptual.
This show places high emphasis on socially engaged architecture with London and Global contexts
This year’s show embarks on an investigation cultural context of architecture and urban scale and form
Ten columns in a space, each representing a different exploration into spatial conditions
This year’s show prides itself on its ethos of engagement with reality – from addressing the basic concept of shelter to the more complex issues of building neighbourhoods and community.
This years show considers the position that architecture is about people and the built environment is a consequence of a complex networks and processes
A taster selection of what to expect at the AA Projects Review 2012
Modern reinterpretations of venerable institutions in Northumbria and projects addressing the impact of austerity on the North East
The shows 2011
This year’s show is made up of four Architectural Design Studios (ADSs) which all pursue urban themes with a cultural edge.
OPEN 2011 is the end of year exhibition of student work filling the school’s spacious purpose built studios
The strength of Londonmet is its diversity.
Oxford Brookes School of Architecture End of Year BA Show 2011
The work at this year’s Canterbury School of Architecture end of year show continues the school’s theme of actively engaging with the public as well as exploring the south east region as a test bed for critical ideas.
Final year architecture students from Sheffield Hallam University present architectural proposals within their home city
Portsmouth School of Architecture’s show this year is called ‘The Process of Architecture and Design’.
The Mackintosh end of year show focuses on designs for an artists studio and residential retreat on the Isle of Bute
The students’ work continues the investigation of context and identity in the Northumbria region.
Work from this year’s show at Kingston
’Welcome to the Future of Architecture’
The final projects for 3rd Year at the Welsh School of Architecture revolve around three different briefs, all of which are set in the city of Trieste in Italy
This year in the Bachelor of Architecture (RIBA Part 2) two city themes were explored, the city as a Hybrid, a 21st century condition and the city as a Model of Health,
Located in the former Royal Naval College at Greenwich, the exhibition has a great view out over the river.
Live projects, neighbourhood and the city were the themes for this Brighton’s 2011 graduate show
This year a very challenging brief was set for BA3.
Highlights are many amongst the varied production of drawings, models, installations at this year’s show
Lincoln School of Architecture’s end of year show themes include conflict, development, housing typology and relationships between science and religion
The 2011 Graduate School Degree Show at the Leicester School of Architecture features the final-year projects of over 50 architecture students.
The shows 2010
Accomplished hand drawings and models remain prominent at this year’s Welsh School of Architecture degree show.
The University of East London presented a showcase with finesse and understated excellence. The subdued hues of concrete and plaster, at first glance bland, allowed guests to appreciate the tactile nature of the works.
The dark and musty basement of Shoreditch Town Hall once again provided a fascinating setting for the Cambridge degree show, with masses of beautifully crafted models sitting among open steel pipes, old iron gratings and redundant brick staircases.
Unit leaders CJ Lim, Neil Spiller and Bob Sheil give an insight into the work at the sprawling Bartlett Summer Show at UCL, and explain why their students are more employable than those from any other school.
“An experimental school, experiments through making.” So says Brett Steele at the ever-popular opening of the AA Project Review.
Altruistic, practical and insightful is how one may describe the students of the advanced architectural design (AAD) programme at the University of Strathclyde.
As part of our coverage of this summer’s student shows, we went to the Royal College of Art to talk to Nigel Coates about his students’ work.
Bath is one of the few remaining major schools that doesn’t structure its programme around the unit system, and instead relies on the students to develop their own positions in relation to common briefs and areas of focus.
The site models of the various cities on show at the Glasgow School of Art were exciting and at times awe-inspiring.
Eight storeys up in Elephant & Castle, the exhibition at London South Bank University felt a little isolated from the gregarious circuit of London summer shows.
This year’s summer show at Edinburgh University is the culmination of two years’ work exploring the city of Florence.
In an interview filmed at the AA School of Architecture’s summer show, director Brett Steele warns graduates that they need to learn to adapt quickly to survive in a very unpredictable world.
Within the UCL’s main quadrangle, and Slade Galleries, the mood was perfectly captured on a warm summer’s evening, with everyone cooling down after a hard year’s work.
On arrival to the London Metropolitan University architecture show, you are greeted by an expanse of drab, rectilinear models and mundane elevation drawings.
This year’s summer show at the University of Westminster is a clean, uncluttered exhibition with a collection of highly polished drawings, animations and renders occupying a rigid series of studio spaces.
The students of Kent School of Architecture are clearly skilled draughtsmen and technicians, but some of them need to learn to take themselves less seriously and have a bit more fun with their work.
The Newcastle University show was more organised and coherent than it has been in previous years.
The Architecture Exhibition at the Edinburgh College of Art showed glimmers of inspiration, born out of an environment that allows individuals to flourish in their own unique style.