Above: fifth and first year students discussing their project in an ‘interface zone’ along Northumberland Street, in west Belfast.
This week we’re making an experiment at QUB, with first and fifth year students of architecture coming together for a full week clear of other class commitments. They’re working in small groups with real clients in modest five day live projects. You can find out more about what they’re up to on their website at streetsociety.ning.com
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No, I’m not dead, nor have I been hospitalised, or submerged in journals in the library. I’m just back from a three week exchange between Queens University Belfast and Universiti Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, made possible thanks to the British Council and UK Government PMI2 funding. While not a core part of the research leading into the second year of my PhD, this was a rare opportunity to visit a Malaysian university, to participate in classes and to participate in a well organised and most hospitable cultural and academic exchange. Normal service (including on this blog) will resume shortly…
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