Monthly Archives: March 2016



“I still can’t quite believe that the same architects who designed Terminal 5 and the Cheesegrater have designed my house,” says Wendy Omollo. “To have people as grand as that doing low-cost housing projects is really quite amazing.”

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The unit has been nicknamed “the Monopoly hotel” due to its shape and color. Overall, it took just eight weeks to build the Y-Cube in the factory and one more week to install it on the site. The units will be available to rent for £140 per week, and the YMCA expects the project to have paid for itself in 15 years with a 5% return for investors. (Humble-Homes)


ribaDo our cities support healthy, active choices on a daily basis? Does the architecture and urban design of our cities impact on public health?

This document is well worth a read. Click here to find out more.


Evaluating is thinking/saying ‘overall,’ and overall, there has not been enough reflection, acknowledgement or development. Without blaming it, I feel that UCAS has taken its toll on my involvement in unit 7. On the same note, time management has not been good enough, not realising how little time I had left and not feeling like I’ve been able to commit due to interviews and university visits. Thinking ahead, to my FMP, I will use the project action plan and timetable provided to stay on track and not let myself slow down.

Good bits? The beginning of the pathway went well, and I cottoned on to what I needed to do, but not how I was going to do it. Which is where I fell down I suppose. Smaller, more insignificant elements also went well for example both models pictured below although they do not necessarily have anything to do with the final outcome (does that matter?)