Staircase in Trondheim, Norway; designed and built by students in 2 weeks.

Staircase in Trondheim, Norway; designed and built by students in 2 weeks.

 MArch Live Projects displayed at The Architecture Centre, Bristol. 

MArch Live Projects displayed at The Architecture Centre, Bristol. 

 Student live project 'Depersonalised Space' built and used at  Graduate Fashion Week, Earl’s Court, London.

Student live project 'Depersonalised Space' built and used at Graduate Fashion Week, Earl’s Court, London.

 UWE MArch students use street interventions to connect with the community.

UWE MArch students use street interventions to connect with the community.

Impact

AD Editorial Team (2016), 'The Best Student Design-Build Projects Worldwide 2016'. Available from: http://www.archdaily.com/794566/the-best-student-design-build-projects-worldwide-2016

Jeffries, D., (2015), 'Can “co-creation” help cities find a new way to solve their problems?', City Metric, 02.12.15. Available from: http://www.citymetric.com/horizons/can-co-creation-help-cities-find-new-way-solve-their-problems-1624

Burch, J, Daniels, S, Marco, E, Sara, R, (2014) ‘A Taxonomy of Live Projects and the Ethical Implications of the University as Creative Host to Architectural Agency’, AAE conference, Sheffield University, 3rd – 5th September, 2014

Marco, E. & Comparelli, J. (2011) ‘Stroud a Model of Health’, Exhibition at the Architecture Centre, Bristol, September –November 2011. Also shown in The Shambles, Stroud as part of the ‘WEAVE Symposium’ community engagement project.

Marco, E. & Sara, R. (2007) ‘Depersonalised Space’, Live Project for Graduate Fashion Week, Earls Court, London, December 2007- July 2008. Available from: http://liveprojectsnetwork.org/.

Sara, R., Marco, E. & Daniels, S. (2014) ‘Hands-on Bristol’’, (Exhibition). The Architecture Centre, Bristol, June-July, 2014.

Sara, R. & Marco, E. (2013) ‘Re-vitalising the high street - Building the community’, Live Project in Bedminster, Bristol, September 2012 – July 2013. Available from: http://liveprojectsnetwork.org/.

Sara, R et al (2013) Public exhibition of student work Bedminster High Street and Architecture Centre, various dates

 

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