Charrette: A Loop around Newcastle

To celebrate the welcome to the academic activities, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape organizes the Charrette, which consists of a week where all the students of the School, both undergraduate and postgraduate, organize themselves in groups to elaborate all kinds of samples artistic and conceptual. This year, the theme of the Charrette was: “Flex,…
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Design Festival

I currently work as Design Advisor at Home Group, and this year we decided we really wanted to raise the profile of our design aspirations. We came up with the idea of a ‘Design Festival’ and in the summer we launched this new initiative. The Design Festival involved a number of events that were scheduled…
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The Loop

The Loop   Introduction to Charrette On the 2nd of October 2017 the students of Newcastle University’s Architecture, Planning and Landscape school embarked on their annual design Charrette week. The Charrette week is a time in which students of different ages and disciplines can bring their creativity together and exhibit their skills in new and…
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Charrette: Flex, Flux and Fluff

Charrette Topic Flex, Flux and Fluff was our theme for charrette. We explored topic of the loop, this was a tour starting and ending around Newcastle, visiting sites that had a story. One story was the ‘vampire rabbit’, placed behind St Nicholas’s church. Its story started 116 years ago, when it was placed by a…
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