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Brick Group A – Week 7

Week 7 – We made our final 3 brick moulds and hand threw our bricks. To make our moulds we used plywood and jelutong wood. For two of our designs we used the CNC machine to cut out our design

Brick Group A – Week 7

Week 7 – We made our final 3 brick moulds and hand threw our bricks. To make our moulds we used plywood and jelutong wood. For two of our designs we used the CNC machine to cut out our design

The Brick Project Group C – Week 5

We gathered our brick designs and each member decided on their best ones. Then we took the designs and made blue foam models. This gave us an idea of what the brick would look like on a real life scale

The Brick Project Group C – Week 5

We gathered our brick designs and each member decided on their best ones. Then we took the designs and made blue foam models. This gave us an idea of what the brick would look like on a real life scale

The Brick Project Group C- Week 3

Today we had our workshop induction day with Clare. She introduced us to the clay workshop environment and new type of material as most of us have never worked with clay before. She also showed us how to throw bricks.

The Brick Project Group C- Week 3

Today we had our workshop induction day with Clare. She introduced us to the clay workshop environment and new type of material as most of us have never worked with clay before. She also showed us how to throw bricks.

Final Photography – Group D

  Today we photographed our bricks, the final photo shown above shows the brick iterations in the order we produced them. Competition was close between bricks 3 and 4 as to which became out final prototype, whilst brick 4 has

Final Photography – Group D

  Today we photographed our bricks, the final photo shown above shows the brick iterations in the order we produced them. Competition was close between bricks 3 and 4 as to which became out final prototype, whilst brick 4 has

BRICK PROJECT- GROUP C | WEEK SEVEN

Mould Throwing and Firing Figure 1 – Mould with Base Design slotted on This week is dedicated to throwing into the mould, which Marcin and Will participated in. Below (Fig.2) you can see the throwing in action after the Ibstock

BRICK PROJECT- GROUP C | WEEK SEVEN

Mould Throwing and Firing Figure 1 – Mould with Base Design slotted on This week is dedicated to throwing into the mould, which Marcin and Will participated in. Below (Fig.2) you can see the throwing in action after the Ibstock

THE BRICK PROJECT-GROUP C | WEEK SIX

Making the Mould During this week we received the initial brick (Fig.1) that we fired on Week 3 using a pre-made mold to practice on. Using this Will measured the fired brick to gain an understanding of how much the

THE BRICK PROJECT-GROUP C | WEEK SIX

Making the Mould During this week we received the initial brick (Fig.1) that we fired on Week 3 using a pre-made mold to practice on. Using this Will measured the fired brick to gain an understanding of how much the

Brick Group A – Week 6

Week 6 – We experimented with blue foam and made models. Each of us in the group made couple of blue foams models of our designs. After reviewing everyone’s designs, as a group we choose 3 designs to develop into a final

Brick Group A – Week 6

Week 6 – We experimented with blue foam and made models. Each of us in the group made couple of blue foams models of our designs. After reviewing everyone’s designs, as a group we choose 3 designs to develop into a final

Brick Group A – Week 5

Week 5 – We started to sketch our ideas and used sketch up to develop our designs further. Brick 1: The idea behind the vertical extrusions on the stretcher of the brick is to emphasise the texture and the vertically

Brick Group A – Week 5

Week 5 – We started to sketch our ideas and used sketch up to develop our designs further. Brick 1: The idea behind the vertical extrusions on the stretcher of the brick is to emphasise the texture and the vertically

Future Workspace Group C’s Progression

Project Review Future Workspace CoLAb Project have been very active with understanding what collaboration means and how it affects us as human beings. Our group started to learn how to represent our designs to match with our decided ideal of what

Future Workspace Group C’s Progression

Project Review Future Workspace CoLAb Project have been very active with understanding what collaboration means and how it affects us as human beings. Our group started to learn how to represent our designs to match with our decided ideal of what

Brick Group A – Week 4

Week 4 – Adam Watruss came in this week and talked through what he did last year. Then he demonstrated hand-throwing clay.  Process of hand-throwing clay: The important stage of hand-throwing clay is adding sand to both clay and the

Brick Group A – Week 4

Week 4 – Adam Watruss came in this week and talked through what he did last year. Then he demonstrated hand-throwing clay.  Process of hand-throwing clay: The important stage of hand-throwing clay is adding sand to both clay and the

Brick Group A – Week 3

Week 3 – We had our clay induction with Claire Walton. During the induction Claire spoke about the basics about clay and also health and safety. Also we was shown how to hand-throw clay. Firstly, we clamped the mould in

Brick Group A – Week 3

Week 3 – We had our clay induction with Claire Walton. During the induction Claire spoke about the basics about clay and also health and safety. Also we was shown how to hand-throw clay. Firstly, we clamped the mould in

Week 3 – Group D- Clay Induction

In week three, we tested our moulds by using pottery clay to create our bricks. We did this to see how secure our moulds were and what things we would change about them. Our mould had the biscuit joint which

Week 3 – Group D- Clay Induction

In week three, we tested our moulds by using pottery clay to create our bricks. We did this to see how secure our moulds were and what things we would change about them. Our mould had the biscuit joint which

Model Making

After making our first mould we decided to all make a model of what we wanted our brick to look like. From this we went onto choose our favourite model that we had all made. We have then decided on

Model Making

After making our first mould we decided to all make a model of what we wanted our brick to look like. From this we went onto choose our favourite model that we had all made. We have then decided on

Brick Project – Group D – Week 2

On the second week of the Colab project, we were tasked to create a temporary mould. We went to see what facilities we had available. We managed to created a practice mould for our current brick project, we used Plywood

Brick Project – Group D – Week 2

On the second week of the Colab project, we were tasked to create a temporary mould. We went to see what facilities we had available. We managed to created a practice mould for our current brick project, we used Plywood