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OSA REVIEW: Design Engine Architects, OxArch Resilience Lecture

Design Engine Architects, well known through the School of Architecture as the designers of the JHBB and the Abercrombie Building, offered their interpretation of the resilience theme as part of OxArch’s series. On the 20th February they presented a lecture based around their recently published book, Building Stories. Diagram of the corten steel ribbon in the JHBB, Oxford Brookes Credit: Design Engine Architects The main narrative through the lecture examined the intricate and considered design process of Design Engine, dividing projects into different areas of design exploration - from colour to sequence to more abstract categories, such as wisdom. What became apparent through the discussi

OSA REVIEW: Sarah Wigglesworth, OxArch Resilience Lecture

Sara Wigglesworth has long been acknowledged as an influential figure in British architecture. This semester she was a guest lecturer in the OxArch’s Resilience series and revealed the main guiding principles behind the award-winning work of her practice. Stock Orchard Street Credit: Sarah WIgglesworth Architects Sarah Wigglesworth’s lecture was the first in the Resilience series from a female-led architectural firm – an observation that was brought up during the question session after the lecture, along with the wider disparity between the number of leading firms run by men and those run by women. Wigglesworth commented that it was ‘obvious’ that her female nature, as well as her political

Week 08// 19/03 - 25/03

​OSA Magazine is a platform for documenting, sharing and publicising the varied agendas of students at Oxford Brookes School of Architecture. Here on our new weekly update, we will be recommending arts and culture events currently open in London and Oxford. We'll also be sharing articles from our limited edition print publications past, present and future, so you'll still be able to read contributions from the OSA writers, even if the magazines are sold out. Student of the week: Our featured student of the week is Hannah Middleton Architecture Undergrad Third Year// Unit F You can find more of his amazing work on her instagram : @year.of.arch Find more work of the studio on their instagram p

Week 07// 12/03 - 18/03

​OSA Magazine is a platform for documenting, sharing and publicising the varied agendas of students at Oxford Brookes School of Architecture. Here on our new weekly update, we will be recommending arts and culture events currently open in London and Oxford. We'll also be sharing articles from our limited edition print publications past, present and future, so you'll still be able to read contributions from the OSA writers, even if the magazines are sold out. Student of the week: Our featured student of the week is George Barnes Architecture Undergrad // Unit B You can find more of his amazing work on his instagram : @jeorjebarnes or you can contact him on his email: ggcbarnes@live.co.uk Unit

OSA REVIEW: Assael, OxArch Resilience Lecture

John Assael, director and co-founder of Assael Architecture, took the stage of OxArch’s Resilience lectures to answer the question what resilience means in the context of running your own practice. Assael themselves declare the Great West Quarter in London one of the projects that contribute to their excellent reputation. Credit: Assael John Assael runs an architectural firm that is hugely celebrated not only as a design practice but as an employer. With near thirty years of experience, he has gained extensive knowledge about the inner workings of an architectural business. He shared the valuable lessons learnt with Oxford Brookes students in OxArch's first lecture for the new semester. The

Week 06// 05/03 - 11/03

​OSA Magazine is a platform for documenting, sharing and publicising the varied agendas of students at Oxford Brookes School of Architecture. Here on our new weekly update, we will be recommending arts and culture events currently open in London and Oxford. We'll also be sharing articles from our limited edition print publications past, present and future, so you'll still be able to read contributions from the OSA writers, even if the magazines are sold out. Student of the week: Our featured student of the week is James Budd Architecture Undergrad Third Year// Unit F You can find more of his amazing work on his instagram : @jfb_arch These 4 pages are a summary of my final proposal from last

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