architecture

blog: London Churches, Part 5

"A tall thin old man comes backwards slowly and carefully through the glass door, carrying a metal stepladder in one hand, and in the other a small pot of paint and a small brush. With an air of methodical tidiness, he leans the stepladder against the front of a left-hand stall, stands the pot of paint next to it, places the small brush sideways across the exact centre of the top of the pot."

The fifth part of a hyperfiction based on visits to churches in the City of London. Part 5 takes in the following: [read more...]

blog: London Churches, Part 4

"The Bank of England. I've never actually seen it before. Monolithic building, like a ziggurat. Staring blank walls, fortress-like. Two grey-haired bearded men in black overcoats, polished black shoes, pacing the pavement, side by side, both smoking cigars, deep in conversation. Incredible: like something out of the 1920s. Grey-haired men with cigars, controlling the economy."

The fourth part of a hyperfiction based on visits to churches in the City of London. Part 4 takes in the following:

St Stephen Walbrook [read more...]

event: Stained Glass in Wales

10/06/2011 10:00

Launch of the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, followed by a visit to St Mary's Church, Swansea, where some of the artists whose work is represented in the church will speak about their windows.

Speakers: Anna Eavis, Andrew Renton, Martin Crampin, Marilyn Griffiths, Alun Adams, Rodney Bender, Lisa Burkl

The closing date for registration is 3 June. The registration fee for the forum, including tea/coffee and lunch is £15 or £5 without lunch.

For further details contact:
Nicola Powell 01792 481163
nicola.powell@smu.ac.uk

Location

Welsh School of Architectural Glass
Alexandra Road
Swansea SA1 5DZ
United Kingdom

job: Project Coordinator - Design Museum

Application Deadline: 
18/11/2010

Reports to: Deputy Director
Department: Project Team
Hours: Full time
Salary: £28 - £30k per annum based on experience

The Design Museum is the definitive voice of contemporary design, it explores the many ways in which design and architecture shape the world. Presented with a unique opportunity to create the world’s leading museum of contemporary design and architecture in a landmark building, the museum is looking to appoint a Project Coordinator to provide excellent coordination for the Design Museum relocation project and support the operation of the project team. [read more...]

job: Research Fellow: Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU), Glasgow

Application Deadline: 
29/09/2010

Research Fellow (MEARU)

£34,607 - £43,840 per annum

As Research Fellow, you will make a significant contribution to the development and direction of research within the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU), to help achieve a strong and sustainable research base from which to generate research and knowledge transfer income. [read more...]

tool: Autodesk 3ds Max

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX) is an open source graphics software tool used by video game developers, motion picture studios and architectural visualisers for modelling and animation projects. One of the most advanced 3D modelling tools in the industry, 3ds Max has been utilised by many CGI-animated films such as Avatar and 2012 to generate computer graphics alongside live acting.
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