Category Archives: Wood

University of Brighton Graduate Shows

Just some of the  work on show design students at the University of Brighton Graduate Shows in June (Clare Evans, Julia Barklem, Chris Cooper, Rosie Nolan, Edmund Pimm, Elisabeth Wester, and Lawrence Lawson).  For those students with an interest in eco design … Continue reading

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The true value of materials: Why Ash?

We have selected a number of pieces for the exhibtion that showcase the benefits of ash as a locally sourced sustainable material. Why use ash? In terms of sustainability there are number of reasons why ash is a good choice. As … 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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2.4 Timber Project

Following the field trip with staff and students that included a visit to Copford Sawmill, Stefano Santilli conceived the timber project : 2.4, based on using the standard 2.4 meter length of timber as a parameter.   BRIDGE funds were … Continue reading

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