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1/4/2024 In Week 11 I worked on finalizing my designs and really focusing on the details on my floor plans and sections of my hotel floor plans. I finished the floor plans for the both the fourth and fifth floor. Final proposed Floor 5 hotel design floor plan: Final proposed floor 4 hotel design floor […]

28/03/2024 In week 10 I continued the development of my hotel design. I mainly focused on developing my foyer design. I made a few changes to the floor plan by altering the ‘study pods’ I designed. I made them smaller because they were too big before. And I also added outer timber panels outside the […]

24/03/24 This week I have been continuing to develop the design for my hotel. After Initial planning and developing different strategies for using the fourth and fifth floors I decided to use the whole of the fourth floor as public space and the whole of the fifth floor as public space. This is because I […]

15/3/24 In Week 8 of the course we all went on a site visit to look around a hotel. The hotel we looked around was the ‘Moxy’ hotel in Edinburgh Fountainbridge. Advertised as a playful hotel to inspire creativity and offer space for both business and leisure travellers. The chain of ‘Moxy’ hotels is part […]

11/3/24   On Week 8 of course following the introduction of the site my main focus has been developing an initial hotel lobby design and trying to configure the layout of the hotel rooms. I started of using hand drawings to spatially figure out where I wanted my public and private spaces to be and […]

5/3/24 This week we were introduced to the sites existing floor plans that we will be using for our hotel. The hotel project site is floors 4 and 5 of Evolution House on the University of Edinburgh campus. Located in the centre of Edinburgh with views of the castle. Exterior View of Evolution House: We […]

27/2/24 This week was my formative review. So my focus was finalizing my hotel room design so far and then compiling it into a portfolio. I created my portfolio in InDesign in the same document as I created my design report containing all of the research I took out in weeks 1/2 on my film […]

19/2/24 This week I have continued the development of my hotel room design. I have done this in both  2D CAD floor plans as well as in my 3D Sketch-Up model. Since week four I have been focusing on developing the details of my design as well as thinking about the materiality and colours.   […]

12/2/24   This week I have continued the development of my hotel room design based on my chosen film ‘Diamonds Are Forever’. To develop my room further I have been focusing on the functionality of the room as well as the details and colours. Putting myself into the perspective of the user in the room […]

4/2/24 In Week 3 of the design project I have focused on developing my design as much as possible. Since the review feedback I have been developing my design, the materiality and colour choices in my sketch-up model and also making changes to my floor plan. In Week 1 and 2 I focused a lot […]


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