Retrofitting Heritage

18 Brinkburn Avenue, an abandoned building, with history and once meant something to the community, now, dead on a street with heritage. This stood out to me, I understand charrette week is meant to be fun, working with the different stages of the school, nevertheless, I wanted it to be beneficial towards myself. The project…
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Emotional High Street: Why go up when you could go down

Throughout the first week of academic year, the entire architecture school holds a week long challenge that tackles societal problems that faced in our community. This year, the challenge was called ‘High Street’. Every student on our MA Urban Design course was given a chance to choose 3 studios out of 10 of their own…
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When Fiction Becomes Reality

I can think of a number of times when I’d be lost in a book and just want to indulge myself in that world, that’s the beauty of set design that’s always fascinated me on how people can bring a book to life through design. To be able to physically walk through a space that…
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Uni-Health A Better ‘Greener’ Future

Uni-Health is a university exchange program, a collaboration between Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and Newcastle University, focusing on the positive contribution urban design has to the health of an urban population by way of improving the physical and social spaces within the city. A series of guest speakers describing the city from the perspective of…
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Measure of Health

Charrette week School of architecture planning and landscape on the first semester of the study create charrette weeks that all of the students participate and making some project and presenting what they made in exhibition in the end of the week. This year The students divided into 15 small group and given certain theme to…
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sofa studio

Charrette sunmmary Through this charrette make me thinking more divergent, make me thinking become more special, make me know how to get along well with your team members more tasks to complete, as I choose this topic at the beginning, just think it’s fun, when faced with so many interesting lovely students from around the world,…
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Junk Fashion Trend

There is tradition when new design students of Newcastle University to celebrate the beginning of new academic calendar. All student had welcoming party that called “Charrette Week”, was started at 30 September 2019 until 4 October 2019. This event aimed to explore the creativity of undergraduates or master level to collaborative workshop. This year theme…
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What is the first word comes to your mind?

When you see though the frame, what is the first word that comes to your mind? The charrette week is the start of the academic year. Students of the School of Architecture, Planning and School of Art & Cultures will join together to run a series of week- long projects. In 2019 charrette week, the…
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Artificial Beauty

In the Charrette week, I joined the “Made (Not) For Instagram”, we propose installations using both tangible and intangible media to simulate a heightened sense of consumer experience that covers all the touchpoints of retail. My group created an installation inspired by the patterns of the provided outfit, it is in the theme of artificial,…
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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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