First year live build project

The first year live build project, a wind shelter located on the Atlantic coast at Porthtowan has just been thatched. The students designed and built the shelter in eight weeks from a locally grown Larch and its final weather protecting thatched layer has just been installed ready for the spring/ summer season. Advertisements

Study Trip to Porto

The Architecture course has just returned from our study trip to Porto. The group had a range of guided tours of Theatres, Houses, Swimming Pools, Museums and much more as well as time to explore the fascinating city for themselves. Highlights were a visit to the Casa Da Musica concert hall designed by OMA Architects…

M.J. Long – Visiting Professor of Architecture

We are looking forward to hosting MJ Long OBE – Architect of the British Museum and the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth amongst many many other pieces of internationally recognized and award winning pieces of Architecture. MJ is our visiting professor of Architecture and will be running a four-week long intensive design project for first…

Inter-disciplinary project

The third year Architecture students have completed an interdisciplinary project working with Fine Art and Creative Writing students from Falmouth University. The project hosted by Kestle Barton Art Gallery and curated by South Kiosk Gallery investigated the unique landscape of the Lizard peninsula. This exploratory workshop led to students developing their own collaborative responses to…

Architecture students and church team up to design community hub

The first and second year Architecture students completed the latest stage of their design project working with the All Saints Church in Truro. A public presentation and exhibition of the students work took place with the local press and the MP for Truro and Falmouth, Sarah Newton attending. The project is the culmination of a…

Students present their ideas to Eden Project

The first year Architecture students presented their ideas for a fire pit and shelter to be built at the Eden Centre. The course has co-developed a live project with Eden to design and build the first stages of a wild nursery on a site at the Eden Project. The students first designed and built dens…