Ameeta-Ladwa

Born in UK, raised in Tanzania and in my later years studied in India has made me a culturally and socially diverse person. The exposure I have received from my family in the construction business inspired me to pursue my career in architecture. I did my Part 1 in Newcastle University and currently in my last year of March course. My interests lie in observing the Informal urban settings that can bring a unique characteristic to a city or as an individual.


That’s a Wrap!

Being an architect student in today’s day and age, the fast growth of technology in the process of my education has stimulated many gateways of learning in the university. Similarly, the ‘Principles and Practice of Urban Design’ module was an innovative platform for learning for architecture and urban design students. Nevertheless, not only has it…
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Where Does the Future of Consumerism lie – from your Screen or High Street?

How may we see a public space as? Well, a public space could be seen in various physical interventions such as a public square, a marketplace or even as green fields. Jan Gehl demonstrates the precepts of creating meaningful spaces, of course, not by quantitative head counts but by qualitative characteristics of public spaces[1]. If…
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The Garden Villages: Past, Present & Future…

The topic of garden villages was delivered to us by a member from IDPartnership on ‘Placemaking in the Garden Village Tradition’. He highlights case studies from the North Eastern region such as the regeneration scheme of Byker and the project in South Seaham. He begins with questioning us, How can we make a better future…
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To Touch or Not to Touch!

Charrette week is week-long architecture event which is a thrilling activity where all the years from Newcastle architecture school participate in. It has different themes that bring in an exchange of knowledge of skills and a thrive to produce something at the end of the week. I have chosen to blog about a particular charrette…
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