Quote II

“Art is a form of self-expression with absolutely no responsibility to anyone or anything. Architecture can be a piece of art, but it must be responsible to people and its context.“ Vanessa Quirk, 2013 Advertisements

Quote I

“I believe that architecture has the power to inspire, to elevate the spirit, to feed both the mind and the body. It’s is for me the most public of the arts.” Richard Meier, 2001

MFA VI

Another MFA for your reading pleasure!! Richard Meier ┬áRichard Meier set up his practise in 1963, and by 1972 he was labelled as one of the ‘New York Five’. A firm believer in Le Corbussier’s design ideals which is reflected in his work along with hints of Mies Van Der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright. … Continue reading

MFA V

So I haven’t posted in a while, I’ve been a little busy with things and for that I apologise ­čśŽ But I’m here now so do not dismay!! Here goes No.5 Zaha Hadid One of the most prominent female architects ever Zaha Hadid has conquered what is supposedly “a man’s world”. Recipient of the Sterling … Continue reading

MFA IV

Two in the same day!!! EXCITING!!!!! This is another one of my favourite architects and one of the lesser known ones on this list, a true genius and someone who I’d love to work for in the future, so if you’re reading this Josh gimme a call!! ANYWAY Joshua Prince-Ramus Joshua Prince-Ramus founded OMA New … Continue reading

MFA III

Ok so these aren’t really going to have any structure by the looks of it and this is the perfect example of that as I have TWO architects….Sorta buy one get one free!!! Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron Herzog and de Meuron are a Swiss based architectural firm, that concentrate mainly on the experimental … Continue reading

MFA II

BIG's People's Building in Shanghai China

Ok this might turn into more of a personal rant than a useful learning tool but hey-ho. Bjarke Ingels Bjarke Ingels is a young architect from Denmark, he set up BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) in 2006 and has won many awards and architectural competitions with his innovative, sustainable designs. Ok now for the rant. Below … Continue reading

Helpful Photoshop Tutorials

Hey all!! A couple of Photoshop tutorials that helped me last year with my project and hopefully will make everything look TASTY!!

My Favourite Architects (MFA) I

I’ve decide to create a list and profile of all my favourite Architects, I’m probably going to be doing these one-a-day for the first week then down to one a week, but hopefully it will give other students or anyone interested in Architecture a list of great Architects to explore. And who better to start … Continue reading

Welcome to Y3 Architecture

So I’ve recently finished Y2 at Birmingham School of Architecture and I want to create a blog to show the journey and my work through my Final Year of my Architecture degree.