Category Archives: Research and Development

Materials Research Exchange

The University of Brighton BRIDGE research team exhibited at the Materials Research Exchange, hosted by Materials Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) on Tuesday 25th February at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. It had been more than 12 years since the last Materials … Continue reading

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The True Value of Materials : feedback

The True Value of Materials Exhibition was well attended, and generated considerable interest and enthusiasm. Obviously tracking and measuring the real impact of this even, and the activity generated from the connections made, will be a matter of time but … Continue reading

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Students trip to Esitpa: Ecole d’ingenieurs en Agriculture, Rouen

In October the BRIDGE project enabled us to support students from the University of Brighton to travel to Rouen for 5 days. This was  an opportunity for knowledge exchange with students from Esitpa. Hosted by William Edmonds and Nathalie Roguez-Villette , students … Continue reading

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All hands BRIDGE pavilion

The images speak for themselves, a truly collaborative construction…

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Summer Workshop: Rope Making

A focus  of the BRIDGE Pavilion Summer Workshop was to consider both textile and timber materials and processes in terms of applications and construction. With the help of students from 3D, Textiles and Interior Architecture Toni Hicks (Senior Lecturer Textiles) … Continue reading

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BRIDGE Pavilion Summer Workshop Breakthrough Moment

Participants in the workshop have referred to a ‘breakthrough moment’ in the collaborative process. On reflection, Shelley Stansfield BA 3D Design Graduate observes: “We realised, that we have done all these crazy experiments and worked out practically how we can … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop planning

In preparation for the workshop next week for undergraduate and graduates in our wood workshop, Toni Hicks and Maria Russo (Textiles) showed Stefano Santilli (Design and Craft) and Kseniia Katok (PABS) some of their experiments meshing and felting wool and flax … Continue reading

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