EUSAS Lecture series // Michela Falcone // ZAHA HADID Architects
Nov
16
6:30 PM18:30

EUSAS Lecture series // Michela Falcone // ZAHA HADID Architects


For almost 40 years, Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) continues to pursue pioneering explorations of form with a view to push further the limits of the built world. Michela Falcone is a senior designer at Zaha Hadid Architects whose work is focused on complex geometry and digital methodologies applied across different scales, from urban visions to ecological mobile systems. A graduate from Sapienza University in Rome, her previous work as a project architect included international practices in Amsterdam, Paris and Bangkok. 

In the era in which architecture is constantly questioning and changing its boundaries, Michela Falcone's lecture dives into the modus operandi that ties together theoretical research, architectural practice and cultural context through the lens of ZHA. Though the outcomes are varied, there is a consistent effort to produce quality contemporary buildings that intermingle new technology with an emotional response, so to challenge the pre-defined in ways never before seen.


Speaker: Michela Falcone
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

 
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EUSAS Lecture series // Alex de Rijke // dRMM
Nov
9
6:30 PM18:30

EUSAS Lecture series // Alex de Rijke // dRMM


Alex de Rijke founding Director of dRMM Architects will explore ‘The Edges of Architecture’ through the Hastings Pier, 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize winner, and Maggie’s Oldham, 2018 RIBA National Award, projects. He will discuss the boundaries of architecture, the changing role of the architect, and why timber is the new concrete. Alex oversees the concept, construction and delivery of dRMM’s well-known timber projects and conducts ongoing research into contemporary materials, technologies and methods of construction. Through his leadership, dRMM has become a recognised pioneer in engineered timber design and construction. With extensive teaching experience, especially in his role as Dean of Architecture at the Royal College of Art from 2011-2015, he encouraged design leadership as well as a culture of invention, research, and speculation with an emphasis on construction. Alex is a visiting professor to the Royal College of Art and external examiner to the London Architectural Association timber MA & MSc programmes.

dRMM is a London-based, international studio of architects and designers founded in 1995 and led by Alex de Rijke, Philip Marsh, Sadie Morgan and Jonas Lencer. dRMM is renowned for creating architecture that is innovative, high quality and socially useful.


Speaker: Alex de Rijke
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

 
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EUSAS Lecture series // Samantha Hardingham // AA // Cedric Price: A Forward-Minded Retrospective
Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

EUSAS Lecture series // Samantha Hardingham // AA // Cedric Price: A Forward-Minded Retrospective


This talk from the editor and writer of the award-winning two-volume publication of the same title will both introduce the broad scope of Price’s work beyond his most iconic and well-referenced projects and give insights - the pleasures and pains - that went into the process of researching, writing and designing a book of this magnitude.


Speaker: Samantha Hardingham
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

 
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-- CANCELLED -- EUSAS Lecture series // Ben Channon // Assael // Happy By Design
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

-- CANCELLED -- EUSAS Lecture series // Ben Channon // Assael // Happy By Design


Ben Channon is an architect at Assael Architecture, where he is the Mental Wellbeing Ambassador for the practice, and is also an accredited mindfulness practitioner with the Mindfulness Association. He coaches mindfulness at the practice and in his free time, and in 2017 founded the Architects’ Mental Wellbeing Forum, which is focused on improving mental health within the industry.


Speaker: Ben Channon
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

 
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EUSAS Lecture series // Christopher Pierce // AA's Intermediate9
Oct
19
6:30 PM18:30

EUSAS Lecture series // Christopher Pierce // AA's Intermediate9


Christopher Pierce is the Head of the AA Visiting School as well as Unit Master in AA's Intermediate 9 program. Chronicling his recent collaborations with chef René Redzepi and his team at Noma in Copenhagen, and chef Esben Holmboe Bang and his team at Maaemo in Oslo - Christopher's lecture explores developing context-driven architectural projects that learn and take inspiration from how particular chefs and restaurants reinvent and reimagine food based on their context and traditions.


Speaker: Christopher Pierce
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

 
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EUSAS Lecture series // Mollie Claypool // Bartlett unit 19
Oct
5
6:30 PM18:30

EUSAS Lecture series // Mollie Claypool // Bartlett unit 19


Mollie Claypool is an architectural historian, theorist and critic whose work addresses the consequences of the digital and automated technologies in speculative and experimental architectural design and practice. She is currently a Lecturer in Architecture at The Bartlett School of Architecture where she is Co-Director of Design Computation Lab, a research laboratory where alongside Gilles Retsin, Manuel Jimenez Garcia and Vicente Soler she develops discrete, automated frameworks and design methods for the production of architecture. For the last 5 years at the Bartlett she has been Co-Director of the BSc Architecture programme and for the last 6 years Unit Tutor in MArch Architecture Unit 19. She has taught widely across the UK, notably the AA where she taught from 2009-2017 in the Design Research Lab (AADRL) and the History & Theory programme. 

Mollie will be answering the following questions in her lecture: 

What are the social, economic and political consequences of current shifts towards a discrete, fully automated system for the production of architecture? How can automation enable us to rethink the way in which we incorporate new technologies and changes in social and economic frameworks into architectural design and construction practices that engage with wider communities outside of our discipline? How does this social awareness affect historical and cultural understandings of the meaning and value of that the discrete holds for architecture? These are some of the questions which have been the catalyst for a body of work I have co-produced with students in Design Computation Lab (DCL) at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL that develops discrete, automated frameworks for the production of housing.

Speaker: Mollie Claypool
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

 

 
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Lecture Series | Random International
Apr
6
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Random International


This week EUSAS welcomes Dev Joshi from Random International.
Random International was founded in 2005 by former Royal College of Art students, Hannes Koch, Florian Ortkrass and Stuart Wood. They set up the collaborative studio with the intention to expand the perspective of contemporary artistic practice.They develop installations that encourage a performative relationship between the animate (audience) and inanimate (object or space). The studio likes to question aspects of identity and autonomy in the post-digital age. They were the creators of the massively successful Rain Room, which allows visitors to play in the rain without getting wet. It was first installed at London's Barbican Centre, and its popularity led to a tour of locations including New York and Shanghai before it was moved to LACMA. 

Dev Joshi, Associate Director at Random International, is an award-winning designer who likes solving problems. He has been working at Random International for seven years as a designer and technologist, working with people across a wide range of disciplines and a number of sectors to provide solutions to their design needs.

Speaker: Dev Joshi
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

Image: ‘Tower: Instant Structure for Schacht XII’ at Zeche Zollverein

 

 
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EUSAS Easter Egg Hunt
Apr
4
12:30 PM12:30

EUSAS Easter Egg Hunt


Easter isn't over yet! 

Do you need a chocolatey break from crits? Are you celebrating having finished your final crit? 
Come to the Minto House common room for 12:30, and the EGG-citing hunt will start from there!
FREE CHOCOLATE FOR EVERYONE! Plus, additional prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! 

Everyone is welcome!!

Lots of love, EUSAS x

 
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Lecture Series | GRAFT
Mar
30
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | GRAFT


This week EUSAS welcomes Anaïs Chanon and Alex Pirks from GRAFT.

GRAFT is made up of four landscape architects based in Scotland and France. GRAFT projects are used as creative and critical platforms to interrogate contemporary landscape architecture practice through the exchange of ideas, debate and experimentation.

GRAFT's work combines elements of art, ecology, architecture and other related fields into holistic and multi-layered landscape interventions and research projects.

The lecture will be articulated around one of GRAFT’s ongoing projects located in Possilpark, a highly deprived area of Glasgow. Through this project, the lecture will discuss the latent socio-ecological potential of vacant and derelict sites and how they can help us critically reflect on challenges we are inheriting from post-industrial cities. 

Speakers: Anaïs Chanon and Alex Pirks
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

Image: Possilpark, Glasgow

 

 
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Lecture Series | Hawkins\Brown
Mar
23
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Hawkins\Brown


This week EUSAS welcomes Siobhan O’Boyle from Hawkins Brown.


Hawkins\Brown is an internationally-renowned, modern British architectural practice with an award-winning approach to design. Their expertise covers a range of building types and mixed-use schemes, across new developments and regeneration programmes.
Hawkins\Brown are now home to over 290 architects, interior designers, urban designers and researchers, bringing a fresh and collaborative approach to each new design challenge, creating places with personality and purpose that are well-made, well-used and well-loved. 


Hawkins\Brown are a progressive, award-winning studio, and one of the UK’s leading design-based architectural practices with studios in London, Manchester and now Los Angeles.

Siobhan O’Boyle, alumni of ESALA is an Architect at Hawkins\Brown on Crossrail, one of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects of its kind currently being undertaken in Europe. She will be discussing the design and delivery of Tottenham Court Road Station, including the complex process of collaboration between engineers, the fine arts and the supply chain to deliver a world-class station, capable of carrying over 400,000 passengers
daily.

Speaker: Siobhan O’Boyle
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

Image: Tottenham Court Road Station, London

 

 
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Lecture Series | Angelos Chronis
Mar
16
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Angelos Chronis


This week EUSAS welcomes Angelos Chronis from IAAC.

Angelos is a PhD Candidate of the InnoChain programme at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain. He teaches at IAAC and at the Bartlett School of Architecture of University College London. Previously, he worked as an Associate for the Applied Research + Development group at Foster + Partners. He holds a diploma in Architecture from the University of Patras, Greece and an MSc in Adaptive Architecture & Computation from the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, UCL, with distinction. He is a registered Architect both in Greece and in the UK. He is also actively involved in scientific committees as an author, reviewer and organiser as well as participating in lectures, workshops and architecture crits internationally. His talk for TedX, ‘The role of education in building meaningful VR’ can be found here: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyN5xKU7xCU
 

His main research interest lies in the integration of simulation, optimisation and performance drive in the design and fabrication process with a deeper expertise in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) but he has worked across many fields including virtual & augmented reality, interactive installations, 3D scanning, spatial analysis and parametric design.

Speaker: Angelos Chronis
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

 
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Lecture Series | Simpson & Brown
Mar
9
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Simpson & Brown


This week EUSAS welcomes John Sanders from Simpson & Brown.

John has been a partner at Simpson & Brown since 1999. His role is to contribute to the management of the firm and to set and maintain standards of historical research, conservation approach and architectural design throughout the practice. John studied Fine Art at Central (London) School of Art and Design. He gained a post graduate diploma in Architectural Conservation at Edinburgh Heriot Watt University in 1988. Since joining Simpson & Brown, John has been responsible for over 500 conservation projects in successive roles as project administrator and designer, associate and partner in charge.

Founded in 1977 as an architectural practice, Simpson & Brown has evolved into a multi- disciplinary firm which now also offers archaeological, architectural history, heritage consultancy and master planning services. They aim to improve the quality of the built environment through scholarly conservation work and well-mannered contextual design that is true to its time and place. Whilst respecting and acknowledging the past, our architecture strives to respond to the challenges of the future, particularly with regard to sustainable design. Simpson & Brown also operate an archaeological division – Addyman Archaeology – which has extensive experience and expertise in constructional and field work, historic building analysis and specialist survey techniques.



Speaker: John Sanders
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:00)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

Image: Chapel of St. Albert the Great - George Square, Edinburgh (Photographer: Chris
Humphreys)

 
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Have your say | EUSAS AGM
Mar
5
6:00 PM18:00

Have your say | EUSAS AGM


Hello Everyone!

On Monday 5th March we will be hosting the EUSAS Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018.

EUSAS is the official student body for the architecture programme, and is run by architecture students, for architecture students. If you have any interest in becoming part of EUSAS, come along to the AGM to find out more and put yourself forward for a role!

EUSAS relies on a wide range of skills and talents to operate - roles include the executive office (president, secretary and treasurer) as well as a number of key supporting roles. Positions availiable to run for are: President, Treasurer, Secretary, Lecture Series Coordinators, Webmaster, Membership Coordinator, Social/Social Media Secretary, Graphics & Communication, Sustainability Coordinator and just general members to help out!

Interested? The committee is open to all years, so if want to find out more then come along and have your say. The only requirement to run for positions or vote, is that you have to be a member of the society. Memberships can be bought here (http://www.eusas.co.uk/membership/) or at any of our Friday lectures!

If you have any questions about any of the above positions please don't hesitate to contact!

Thank you and see you there!

Love,

EUSAS

 
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EUSAS Sustainability | Beach Clean
Feb
25
12:00 PM12:00

EUSAS Sustainability | Beach Clean


Each year our coastal communities brace themselves against the winter conditions that create a ‘Perfect Storm’ of plastic pollution on our beaches. By 2050 there is expected to be more plastic in the ocean than there is fish. We can prevent this!

EUSAS invites you to join us on a beach clean at Cramond, in collaboration with Surfers Against Sewage (SAS). We will be helping SAS to meet their targets of reducing marine litter from the UK coastline by 50% by 2020. Come along for an afternoon of fun on both Cramond mainland and Island beaches to keep our Edinburgh coastline clean and beautiful! 

We will provide gloves and bags but please remember to wear warm clothes! We'll meet at the flagpole next to Cramond Causeway and will finish the clean with a social event at a nearby pub / cafe.

12:00 - 16:00
Meet at Cramond Causeway flagpole
Cramond Beach, Edinburgh
Bus 41 from Edinburgh
Everyone is welcome, the more hands the better!

Please register here:
http://www.festivalofcreativelearning.ed.ac.uk/event/cramond-beach-clean

 
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Lecture Series | Sir Peter Cook
Feb
16
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Sir Peter Cook


This week EUSAS welcomes Sir Peter Cook.

Professor Sir Peter Cook is the co-founder of Archigram, director of CRAB Studio, former Chair of The Bartlett School of Architecture and author of many essential architecture books, such as Drawing - the Motive Force of Architecture. A graduate of the Bournemouth College of Art and the Architectural Association in London, he has been a pivotal figure within the architectural world for 50 years.

His work has been recognised with many awards and titles, including the Royal Gold Medal of the RIBA jointly awarded to the Archigram Group in 2004, a Knighthood for his services to architecture in 2007 and an honorary Doctorate of Technology by the University of Lund granted in 2011. He is also a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters of France and a member of the Royal Academy of Arts.

CRAB Studio was founded in 2006 after Sir Peter Cook and Gavin Robotham curated the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. CRAB studio has become world renowned for delivering complex and innovative buildings and landscapes at a variety of scales. Their most recently completed building and Peter Cook’s first built project in the UK, Drawing Studio for Arts University Bournemouth in 2016, has won many awards including a RIBA National Award 2016.



Speaker: Sir Peter Cook
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:00)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

Image: Drawing Studio, Arts University Bournemouth (Photographer: Richard Bryant)

 
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Lecture Series | John McAslan + Partners
Feb
9
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | John McAslan + Partners


This week EUSAS welcomes Paul East from John McAslan + Partners.

‘We believe that buildings should be underpinned by a powerful idea; that the idea should be an intelligent and logical response to functionality and a sense of place; and the power of that idea should be embedded in the built form.’

John McAslan + Partners is developing a masterplan which will enhance the celebrated Burrell Collection, with its spectacular setting in Pollok Park. Completed in 1983 and designed by Barry Gasson, John Meunier and Brit Andresen, the Burrell's vast collection of art and artefacts is world-renowned. However, in recent years the Museum's attendances have been declining and the aim of the project is to develop a long-term strategy to address and reverse this position, returning the Burrell to its pre-eminent position as a world-class cultural institution. The restoration will bring about a fourfold increase in the L-shaped building’s floor space, allowing 90 per cent of the museum’s 9,000-item collection to be displayed.



Paul East is currently working on the practice’s refurbishment of the Burrell Renaissance in Glasgow, having joined JMP as an Associate in 2017 to head up the Edinburgh office. During his career he has designed, developed and completed a wide range of projects across all sectors, including cultural, education, retail, residential, commercial and health ranging from £20K to £150 million. He has particular expertise in the heritage, cultural and museum sectors.



The lecture will be preceded by a short talk about EASA, the European Architecture Student Assembly. Founded in 1981 by architect students, EASA organises a workshop every summer which Edinburgh architecture students will have the chance to apply for this year.

Speaker: Paul East
6:30 - 7:45 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

Image: The Burrell Collection (Image: John McAslan + Partners)

 

 
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Lecture Series | Baxendales
Jan
26
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Baxendales


This week EUSAS welcomes Lee Ivett from Baxendale.

“We value ideas and facilitate public agency in the re-imagining of place through collaboration, active making and thoughtful analysis. We believe that conceiving ideas, prototyping interventions and creating local capacity to enact sustainable change can be an organic and responsive process that brings communities together to work towards common goals.”

Baxendale has projects at a variety of scales and duration, from immediate and improvised interventions to the establishment of more permanent pieces. They focus on multidisciplinary collaboration by engaging and inspiring both individuals and communities in a participatory and sustainable way. As well as identifying and using reclaimed material in creative ways, Baxendale also creates projects that are embedded within social, economic, cultural and physical contexts.

A Glasgow based practice, Baxendale has projects in architecture, art, design and education. Their work has been recognized internationally for its innovation, impact and quality. They have exhibited, produced and presented work in Poland, Hungary, Nuremburg, Los Angeles, Venice, Ljubljana and throughout the UK and the practice was selected for inclusion in the recent publication New Architects 3 – the definitive survey of the best British architects to have set up practice since 2005. Baxendale has also written for the Architectural Review, Architects Journal, the RIBA Journal, Metropolis and within academic publications. 

After the lecture, join us at our sponsor bar Pilgrim for a drink and to continue the conversations from the lecture!

Speaker: Lee Ivett
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)
Or online at http://www.eusas.co.uk/

Image: “Test Unit Hub” in Glasgow (Photographer: John Devlin)

 

 
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Lecture Series | Space & Matter
Jan
19
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Space & Matter


This week EUSAS welcomes Sascha Glasl and Tjeerd Haccou - two of the three founders of Space&Matter, an architectural practice based in Amsterdam.

http://www.spaceandmatter.nl

“By origin, Space&Matter is an architecture office, but we do much more than just designing buildings... Aside from designing at all scales, we create urban development strategies; make online platforms; and even initiate new business ventures. Everything we do is always focused on improving the built environment and promoting a cohesive society."

"The impact of our work is what matters most to us. We strongly believe that architectural design can do more than 'just' turn heads. A smart design approach can trigger innovations and contribute to financial, environmental and social improvements.

We have a large toolbox of design skills to create clever concepts, inclusive design strategies and innovative businesses models."

Two of our committee members - Rachel & Henri - worked for Space&Matter between their MA and MArch and were keen to invite the founders of the practice to Edinburgh to give a talk. This week's lecture promises truly unique and inspiring projects which will prompt us to erase any preconceptions of what an architect can or cannot do. From turning redundant bridge control buildings into boutique hotel rooms, to founding an online platform which empowers citizens to initiate and realise collective architectural projects, to repurposing house boats into artists' workshops on a polluted shipyard, to building Europe's largest urban farm on top of a 13 storey building, there's nothing they won't tackle with enthusiasm and wit. 

We hope you'll join us for what will be a fresh and stimulating conversation to start your New Year right. It's not one to be missed!

 

 

 
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EUSAS Discuss | School's Out
Nov
24
6:30 PM18:30

EUSAS Discuss | School's Out


As part of the Edges of Architecture Lecture series, EUSAS Discuss 001: SCHOOL’S OUT

Provocation: Architectural education isn’t worth it.

It’s been called stagnant, irrelevant and 'flabby’ (AJ, 2013). At £9,000+ a year, flabby isn’t fair. So what’s the point? Is it time to rethink the system?

Speakers: 
Abi Patel (RIBA student council member) 
Theo Shack (Editor-in-Chief of Crumble and ESALA 4th year)
Cat Lygate (ESALA 6th Year)
+ 1 open space

Each speaker has 5 minutes to make their case.

Friday 24th November, Adam House Lecture Theatre, 6.30pm


Do you have an opinion? We're looking for speakers*! 

*All disciplines and ages are encouraged to take part. There will be GRAND PRIZES for all speakers (including highly desirable limited edition badges).


Free to all EUSAS members
£5 For non-members, £6 For non-students
Membership available at the door (cash only)

 
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Lecture Series | make:good
Nov
17
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | make:good


This week EUSAS welcome Catherine Greig from make:good.


www.make-good.com

“We believe in meaningful processes of local participation, bringing people together to collaborate on the future of an area and its built environment. We use our creative expertise to co-design local solutions as well as effectively communicate ideas and share insight. We encourage open dialogue, harness local assets, build relationships and support communities to create lasting social infrastructure in places.”

make:good is an architecture and design studio involving people in shaping neighbourhood change. They bring together architectural experience, graphic design, project management, industrial design and art to work on a range of projects for clients, including local authorities and public bodies, housing associations, developers, arts organisations and schools. 
Catherine launched make:good in 2009 to bring together her architectural qualifications with her interest in people centred design. As well as working on individual projects Catherine leads on business strategy and vision as well as pushing make:good to consistently reflect and improve on its tools and approach to ensure that they deliver projects that are truly participatory and where local people have meaningful influence.

Speaker: Catherine Greig
6:30 - 7:30 (doors open at 6:15)
Adam House Lecture Theatre
Free to all EUSAS members
Complimentary drink
£5 For non-members £6 For non-students

 
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Lecture Series | Richard Murphy
Nov
9
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Richard Murphy


This week EUSAS and BizSoc are are hosting a joint event on Business in the Arts and together welcome Richard Murphy

www.richardmurphyarchitects.com

Richard Murphy was educated at Newcastle and Edinburgh Universities and later taught at Edinburgh University. He founded Richard Murphy Architects in Edinburgh in 1991 and since its inception the Practice has won numerous awards. The practice’s work is wide ranging, including: houses, student, social and private housing, educational and health buildings, offices and a hotel, master-planning, galleries, theatres and two British Embassies. Much of this work has been won in architectural competitions. The practice has built in all four countries of the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Malta, Macedonia and Sri Lanka.

In 2006 Richard was voted “Scottish Architect of the Year” by readers of Prospect Magazine and was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Honours List 2007. Currently, Richard lives in a new house which he designed himself in the Edinburgh New Town World Heritage Site. In 2016 it was awarded an RIBA National Award and also won the RIBA/Channel 4 House of the Year Award.

 
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Film Screening | Blade Runner
Nov
3
6:30 PM18:30

Film Screening | Blade Runner

EUSAS presents this week's Friday event: Blade Runner. A film that is so often referenced by architectural tutors.

Since this week's lecture is happening on Wednesday in collaboration with the EAA, we are hosting a screening of the classic film BLADE RUNNER. 

The screening will take place on Friday 3rd November at 18:00 in the Adam House Lecture Theatre. 
Doors open at 17:45
Film Duration: 120min

FREE EVENT

A free sweet treat for every EUSAS member

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Halloween '17
Oct
31
to Nov 1

Halloween '17

EUSAS invites you to its annual halloween party. Come boogie with the dead, prizes for the best and worst dressed to be won!

Tuesday 31.10.2017

Wee Red Bar (ECA)

21:00 - 03:00

Theme: Dress how you think you'll pop your clogs

Tickets from £3

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Lecture Series | Bompas & Parr
Oct
27
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | Bompas & Parr


This week EUSAS and Co & Co are coming together to welcome Harry Parr from Bompas & Parr

http://bompasandparr.com/

“The studio works to experiment, develop and produce projects and experiences as well as provide strategy, analysis and advice for brands to increase consumer engagement through experience design.” [Bompas & Parr]

Bompas & Parr is globally recognised as the leading expert in multi-sensory experience design. The studio is based in South London but has projects all over the world. Harry Parr and Sam Bompas founded Bompas & Parr in 2007 and it has since grown into a multi-disciplinary team of 20 people including cooks, technicians, designers and film makers. The studio works with commercial brands, artistic institutions, private clients and governments to deliver emotionally compelling experiences to a wide variety of audiences. Brands they have worked with include Coca-Cola, Johnnie Walker, Mercedes, Vodafone, and LVMH as well as cultural institutions such as The Barbican, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow.

Harry Parr and Sam Bompas backgrounds’ in marketing and architecture have played a key role in the studio’s outlook and their position on their projects. They came to prominence through their expertise in jelly-making which has since grown and developed into food and drink design, brand consultancy and immersive experiences. They have a bold ambition, unique aesthetic style and an interpretive vigour that is unrivalled among creative agencies.

This week we are coming together with Co & Co to bring you this multi-disciplinary event. Co & Co is our digital community platform for students at Edinburgh College of Art to connect with each other and to the events and opportunities across the campus. Currently they’re in BETA. For more information like https://www.facebook.com/coandcocommunity/

 

 
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Lecture Series | CJ Lim
Oct
20
6:30 PM18:30

Lecture Series | CJ Lim


This week EUSAS welcomes CJ Lim

‘Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?’ the follow up to ‘Food City’ and ‘Smartcities and Eco-Warriors’, explores the potential of climate change-related multi-use infrastructures that address the fundamental human requirements to protect, to provide and to participate. The stimulus for the infrastructures of resilience derives from postulated scenarios and processes gleaned from science fiction and futurology as well as current body of scientific knowledge regarding changing impacts on cities. JG Ballard has written that the psychological realm of science fiction is most valuable in its predictive function, and in projecting emotions into the future.

CJ Lim is the Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at The Bartlett, UCL and the founder of Studio 8 Architects. His teaching and designs focus on multi-disciplinary innovative interpretations of social, political, and environmental sustainability programs. He is the recipient of the Royal Academy of Arts London ‘Grand Architecture Prize’. He has authored 12 books including ‘Virtually Venice’ (2006), ‘Smartcities + Eco-warriors’ (2010), ‘Short Stories: London in two-and-a-half dimensions’ (2011) and ‘Food City’ (2014).

Copies of the book will be sold for the discounted price of £20 (normal retail price £29.99), cash sale only.
 

 
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Lecture Series | Lateral North
Oct
6
6:00 PM18:00

Lecture Series | Lateral North


This week EUSAS welcomes Graham Hogg from Lateral North

http://www.lateralnorth.com

"We are a research & design collective based in Glasgow, Scotland. We work with community groups, creative professionals and institutions at a local, national and international level. Our projects have looked to redefine Scotland and its relationships with Nordic and Arctic neighbours."

 
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Lecture Series | NVA
Sep
22
6:00 PM18:00

Lecture Series | NVA


This week EUSAS welcomes Angus Farquhar from NVA - Nacionale Vita Activa

http://nva.org.uk

“NVA’s mission is to make powerful public art that reaffirms people’s connection to the built and natural heritage.

The company has produced many unusual and dynamic interventions in extraordinary landscapes over the last 20 years – light, sound and collective movement have been incorporated into the mountains of Skye, city lighting festivals and international cultural events including the 2012 Olympics and the Tour de France – Grand Depart in Yorkshire in 2014."

 
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Architecture Social: Round 1
Sep
15
8:00 PM20:00

Architecture Social: Round 1

EUSAS would like to kick-start the year with our first social at this years sponsor bar PILGRIM. 

First years, you should have received an email about the Instagram challenge (same day 3pm Minto House Chamber st); meet in Minto House Common Room 8pm for prizes and we will then head down the street to Pilgrim. 
*Membership cards will be for sale 8-9pm here as well. This includes Pilgrim cards giving you 25% discount and other exclusive deals! We will also be at the Society Fair at Teviot (garden marquee) 11-4 wednesday and thursday during freshers week. 

Hope to see both new and familiar faces!

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