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Katie Allison / Interior Design 4A: Design Research and Practice (2022-2023)[YR]

Week 1 – Pitch event

My pitch presentation is shown below; 1 in seven people in the UK are neurodivergent. The term neurodivergent encapsulates cognitive differences such as Autism, dyslexsia, ADHD and many more. Neurodiverse people often struggle with sensory over- load in day-to-day life,… Continue Reading →

Winter Break

Precedents: LEGO – possibility of feeling exposed when collecting food – main event / show – could induce anxiety. – bring in technology aspect – order by machine, see the process – keep updated – nothing unexpected, notify when /… Continue Reading →

Week 11 – 1:1 Tutorial

Week 10 – Group Tutorials and Regs and Strategy

On Monday we had group tutorials in which we discussed adding a section into my space where you can pick up food to go or to eat in either of the dining spaces. We discussed different methods of food delivery,… Continue Reading →

Week 9 – Esquisse!

  We began Mondays session by creating an atmospheric drawing of what we think the space will feel like. My first drawing represents the growth a person goes through when exploring new experiences and designed spaces. It represents the confusion,… Continue Reading →

Week 8 – Brief Update and First Design Ideas

Monday – Brief update We used miro to upload our updated briefs and to comment on each others schedules of accommodation. I have showed the comments I received in the photos above. We then went on to work out rough… Continue Reading →

Week 7 – Tutorials and Building Services

Monday – tutorials During my tutorial we discussed expanding the building to the lecture theatre above as well, as if not this separates the rest of the teaching space in the 40 George Square tower. This space is a great… Continue Reading →

Week 6 – Developing Project Brief and Reading Drawings – Building Services

This week on Monday we had group tutorials. This gave us the opportunity to ask any questions we had about the project so far. This was very helpful as it guided me on what to do next and gave me… Continue Reading →

Week 5 – Briefs and Structural models

This week we began our briefs. We started by writing what is the purpose of a brief and then we moved onto filling out the boxes on Miro (above). After a brief class discussion we noted any questions we have… Continue Reading →

Week 4 – Surveys and Building Structures

Surveys We began our session on Miro discussing how to conduct and interview or survey. I think I will do a survey/questionnaire as I want to reach as many people as possible, using their experiences to create my design. We… Continue Reading →

Week 3 – 1:1s

1:1 session with Rachel During the tutorial we discussed struggles neurodivergent people may face when eating. Taking a step back got look at the wider picture of eating and the challenges people may face, including prep, organisation, timing and overwhelm…. Continue Reading →

Week 2 – Pitch Event

In week 2 we presented our initial ideas for our theme, site and research. I  have attached my pitch presentation slides below. Pitch presentation – Katie Allison What I will do next: Following the initial feedback from my presentation I… Continue Reading →

Week 1 – Miro session

Miro session We discussed questions on our buildings. Justifying change of use – any positive reason to change is good. A building that has just had a fire is a good building to use as it is a fresh start…. Continue Reading →

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