Archinect - Studio 19 2014-09-16T05:30:38-04:00 Blum Showroom Tour Jessica Hulme 2014-05-29T08:11:20-04:00 >2014-05-31T00:40:46-04:00 <p>Wednesday 28 May, 2014</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>An award winning converted warehouse space with deck and views to the CBD, our team went on tour through the new Rosebank Rd Blum showroom, an international company that specialises in the production of functional furniture fittings. The company's main product groups are lift mechanisms, hinges and drawer systems for furniture - in particular for kitchen furniture. The afternoon was then topped off with afternoon tea in the sun.</p><p>We are looking at working with them on our cabinetry for the kaumatua house.</p> Our Design Jessica Hulme 2014-05-19T18:37:18-04:00 >2014-05-20T23:19:33-04:00 <p>From our third presentation to Ngati Whatua, we presented our refined design which explored interior materials and colour palettes on 'mood boards', as well as perspectives and plans.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="">&nbsp;</p><p><em>Perspectives and&nbsp;master plans, plan and section - Presentation Board.</em></p> Exterior and Interior Design Presentation Jessica Hulme 2014-05-10T20:25:44-04:00 >2014-05-20T23:19:31-04:00 <p><em>Wednesday 7th May, 2014</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="">After a few weeks of contacting suppliers for materials, the interior team&nbsp;were hard at it choosing what colours and which materials to use for the interior fit out of the kaumatua whare. The team presented to the wider group a selection of choices, and once narrowed down, everyone was heads down bottoms up to prep for the upcoming presentation on Wednesday.</p><p>We created 'Mood boards' which showed these choices, exterior cladding construction, a design model, renders and plans.</p><p>It was a great success! The iwi representatives were impressed with the design, now we're looking ahead at fine tuning the details.</p> Presentation of amalgamated design Rory 2014-05-04T21:00:11-04:00 >2014-05-04T21:00:11-04:00 <p>After taking a broad range of design alternatives and amalgamating them into one design we presented this scheme to the clients. With a positive response from the clients and discussions about materials we will continue working to the detailed design for our next presentation.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Amalgamation of designs Rory 2014-04-13T23:42:57-04:00 >2014-05-05T18:37:57-04:00 <p>After receiving feed back from the Clients for each scheme and assessing each others work we have the difficult task of bring together four very good and quite different schemes into one design.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Work from team Wha Rory 2014-04-13T23:38:12-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:15:33-04:00 <p>Team Wha: Aseel Al-azi, Craig Pauling, Georgia Hay and Rory Keegan.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Work from team Toru Rory 2014-04-13T23:34:54-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:14:24-04:00 <p>Team Toru: Waseem Chiraagh, Hannah Stephenson, Ameline Liew and Angus Beaton.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Work from team Rua Rory 2014-04-13T23:30:38-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:13:37-04:00 <p>Team Rua: Jack O'Neill, Hannah Smith, Samuel Lawson and Lisa Humphrey.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Work from team Tahi Rory 2014-04-13T23:27:01-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:13:45-04:00 <p>Team Tahi: Jonnel Mamauag, Matthew Beneka, Jessica Hulme and&nbsp;Ashleigh Smith</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Presentation to the clients Rory 2014-04-13T23:19:09-04:00 >2014-04-13T23:20:19-04:00 <p>So after a few weeks of designing the four group had a presentation to the Clients at&nbsp;Ng&#257;ti Wh&#257;tua O &#332;r&#257;kei head quarters. These presentations went well with the clients showing enthusiasm in the work the students had done thus far.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Another day in studio Rory 2014-04-13T23:11:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:13:07-04:00 <p>The different teams working on their designs in studio at UNITEC.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Mangawhai Critique Rory 2014-04-13T23:04:02-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:13:26-04:00 <p>After two days of intensive studio we had some conversations surround what the different groups had come up with. Some good work has come out of such a good time but also a lot of questions raised, more work to be done still.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Walking architecture tour Rory 2014-04-13T22:34:32-04:00 >2014-04-13T22:35:18-04:00 <p>Took a couple of hours out on the second day up at Mangawhai to look at some of the architecture in the area. Dave showed us around Mangawhai and some of the work SGA has done in the area.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Intensive Studio Rory 2014-04-13T22:00:23-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:12:37-04:00 <p>The students all worked late into the night at Mangawhai trying to solve all the complex issues of the brief.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Mangawhai Rory 2014-04-13T21:24:52-04:00 >2014-04-13T22:04:02-04:00 <p>We headed up to Mangawhai heads for an intensive two day workshop to get the design process underway. The 16 students were put into groups of four with each group proposing a different scheme.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> First site visit Rory 2014-04-13T21:21:26-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:13:04-04:00 <p>The students head to the site to meet with the clients and gather information about the site.<br>We measure the site, look at the surround context and get a feel for the character of the site.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>The view over the Auckland isthmus from the site is amazing.&nbsp;</p> The design team Rory 2014-04-13T21:15:09-04:00 >2014-04-14T00:17:09-04:00 <p>The 16 Student from the UNITEC school of Architecture will be working along side Dave Strachen, Pat De Pont and Maria Taylor from Strachan Group Architects.</p><p>The UNITEC students involved in this year are Waseem Chiraagn, Jessica Hulme, Aseel Al-azi, Craig Pauling, Ashleigh Smith, Matthew Beneka, Lisa Humphrey, Jonnel Mamauag, Samuel Lawson, Hannah Stephenson, Ameline Liew, Georga Hay, Jack O'Neill, Angus Beaton, Hannah Smith and Rory Keegan.</p>