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Up on Wilko’s roof, Merthyr Tydfil 21st April 2015

21st April 2015

St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre I had the opportunity to get up on Wilkinson’s roof for an amazing 360 degree panoramic view of Merthyr and the surrounding hills. Nick Megor, the Shopping Centre Manager accompanied after gaining permission from Wilkinson’s Store Manager.

Looking South over the Swan Street site in Merthyr Tydfil & towards Caedraw as seen from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: Christopher Tipping

Looking South over the Swan Street site in Merthyr Tydfil & towards Caedraw as seen from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: Christopher Tipping

Upland Landscape of Merthyr Tydfil from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: Christopher Tipping

Upland Landscape of Merthyr Tydfil from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: Christopher Tipping

New Bus Station site on Swan Street during demolition of the Police Station as seen from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.  Image: Christopher Tipping

New Bus Station site on Swan Street during demolition of the Police Station as seen from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager. Image: Christopher Tipping

The College at Merthyr Tydfil with footbridge over the River Taff as seen from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: Christopher Tipping

The College at Merthyr Tydfil with footbridge over the River Taff as seen from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: Christopher Tipping

Looking North over Merthyr Tydfil River Taff footbridge as seen from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: Christopher Tipping

Looking North over Merthyr Tydfil River Taff footbridge as seen from Wilko’s roof by permission of Wilko’s and St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: Christopher Tipping

Nick also had a collection of aerial photographs of the local area probably taken in the late 1970’s / early 1980’s and during construction in the mid 1960’s of the pedestrian bridge linking the west side of the Taff to the east and the new – as then – shopping centre.

Looking North East across Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1960's showing the St Tydfil's Link Bridge under construction across the Taff. The bridge was installed just below the weir. Image: by kind permission of St Tydfil's Shopping Centre Manager.

Looking North East across Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1960’s showing the St Tydfil’s Link Bridge under construction across the Taff. The bridge was installed just below the weir. Image: by kind permission of St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.

Looking North East across Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1960's showing the cranes involved in the construction of the St Tydfil's Shopping Centre. Image: by kind permission of St Tydfil's Shopping Centre Manager.

Looking North East across Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1960’s showing the cranes involved in the construction of the St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre. Image: by kind permission of St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1960's showing the St Tydfil's Link Bridge under construction across the Taff. Image: by kind permission of St Tydfil's Shopping Centre Manager.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1960’s showing the St Tydfil’s Link Bridge under construction across the Taff. Image: by kind permission of St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.

Postcard image looking North West across the Taff towards the FE College, circa late 1960's showing the now dismantled arm of the St Tydfil's Shopping Centre footbridge. Image: by kind permission of St Tydfil's Shopping Centre Manager.

Postcard image looking North West across the Taff towards the FE College, circa late 1960’s showing the now dismantled arm of the St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre footbridge. Image: by kind permission of St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.

 

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1980. Image:  By permission of St Tydfil's Shopping Centre Manager.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1980. Image: By permission of St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1980 showing the pedestrian link bridge across the River Taff. Image:  By permission of St Tydfil's Shopping Centre Manager.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1980 showing the pedestrian link bridge across the River Taff. Image: By permission of St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.

At the top left of this image can be seen the Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station – which is now on the move to a new site just out of shot here on the far right of this image on Swan Street.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1980 showing the Bus Station at the bottom and the site of the new Bus Station at the very top. Image:  By permission of St Tydfil's Shopping Centre Manager.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1980 showing the Bus Station at the bottom and the site of the new Bus Station at the very top. Image: By permission of St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1980 showing the Bus Station at the far left and the site of the new Bus Station just out of shot on the far right. Image:  By permission of St Tydfil's Shopping Centre Manager.

Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre, circa 1980 showing the Bus Station at the far left and the site of the new Bus Station just out of shot on the far right. Image: By permission of St Tydfil’s Shopping Centre Manager.

 

 

 

 

‘Heart of the Campus’, Sheffield Hallam University

I am really pleased to announce that the ‘Heart of the Campus’ Building for Sheffield Hallam University , to which I contributed as project artist has won an architectural award at the RIBA Regional Awards 2015 – Yorkshire and Humber. 

HLM Architects were presented with the award at the event held last night at the Aspire Venue in Leeds.

The project team was made up of HLM Architects, Turner Townsend,  Graham Construction & Sheffield Hallam University.

It has been an amazing project to work on and I thank the project team for giving me the opportunity to make a contribution.

The interpretive cnc routed drawing artwork to the Elevation was delivered in collaboration with Rockpanel and The Cutting Room.

The digitally printed glazing manifestations were delivered in collaboration with VGL Ltd. 

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University.  Image: GRAHAM, Project Artist: Christopher Tipping

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University. Image: GRAHAM, Project Artist: Christopher Tipping

This image shows the manifestation artwork applied to the interior glazed lobby, with the central atrium space just visible on the left. Sheffield Hallam University, Heart of the Campus. Image: Christopher Tipping

This image shows the manifestation artwork applied to the interior glazed lobby, with the central atrium space just visible on the left. Sheffield Hallam University, Heart of the Campus. Image: Christopher Tipping

This image shows the shadows cast by the glazing manifestation artwork applied to the interior glazed lobby. Sheffield Hallam University, Heart of the Campus. Image: Christopher Tipping

This image shows the shadows cast by the glazing manifestation artwork applied to the interior glazed lobby. Sheffield Hallam University, Heart of the Campus. Image: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station – Contextual Presentation

On 5th March 2015, I made a presentation to the Bus Station Stakeholders Meeting of current contextual research in relation to the Bus Station project and the Link Bridge Study.

I thought it may be of interest to post all these images here. There are a fair few – so bear with it ! – it is useful to know how the research is being delivered and what is shaping my approach. The screenshot image below gives a clear idea of the number of images I am posting – stick with it as there are some great images and quotations…

 

I have credited all sources of information and am grateful to all organisations and individuals who have assisted me thus far. Where permissions to use images have not been possible, these images have been withdrawn from posting online.

Where Ordnance Survey Maps have been used, they are all out of copyright, however, I have added a credit – ‘Reproduced from the …date… Ordnance Survey Map’, which the Ordnance Survey suggest on their website.

At the scale above – the individual images are not so clear – so I have added all the images individually. It makes for a long post – but hopefully you will find something of interest here !  Here goes – Image No.1 …

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project. Contextual research presentation. Artist: Christopher Tipping

 

This ends the presentation images – 

 

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project - Ynysfach Iron Works was on the site now occupied by The College, Merthyr Tydfil. The remains of the original Blast Furnaces are visible as is the restored Engine House at the north of the site. Image: Christopher Tipping

Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Project – Ynysfach Iron Works was on the site now occupied by The College, Merthyr Tydfil. The remains of the original Blast Furnaces are visible as is the restored Engine House at the north of the site. Image: Christopher Tipping

 

 

 

 

‘Heart of the Campus’, Sheffield Hallam University

Kenneth Wybert Hawley, tool collector and historian, born 29 June 1927; died 15 August 2014

 

I wanted to make draw your attention to the Guardian Obituary for Ken Hawley, who passed away in August 2014 aged 87 –

“Ken Hawley, who has died aged 87, was one of Sheffield’s foremost industrial historians, a former tool salesman whose inquiring mind, formidable drive and eye for an opportunity led him to assemble a collection of international importance. The Hawley Collection, comprising more than 70,000 tools from Sheffield together with complementary material from elsewhere in Britain and around the world, includes 2,000 joiner’s planes, 1,000 table knives, 260 micrometers, 50 anvils, 4,000 catalogues and thousands of associated documents. Having been housed for many years in a large shed in Ken’s garden, it now has its own permanent display space in the city’s Kelham Island Museum, and is widely recognised as one of the best places to learn about tools and tool-making anywhere in the world”. The Guardian

I met Ken whilst researching my commission for Sheffield Hallam University  & had a very memorable day spent searching through the archives and collection with him bringing all manner of objects to me. His enthusiasm and passion were very much evident, as was that of the team of volunteers who assisted and managed the collection with him.

I made my last visit there on 18th June 2013 – but didn’t write up the experience until May 6th 2014 as I had only then started this blog.

This was my post from that time – with a couple of images –

I was keen from the outset to explore a site-specific response to the project brief. With that in mind I have been researching the many collections and archives housed by Sheffield Museums and Libraries. I am particularly drawn to the history and manufacture of cutlery in the city. Individuals such as Ken Hawley & the wonderful Hawley Collection at Kelham Island Museum, have made enormous efforts to preserve this legacy.

His keen focus upon the tools of manufacture draw you inexplicably to those individuals directly involved in the process of making & the evidence of the hand crafted & extraordinary skills upon which the wealth of the city was based.

Samples of Samba and red Deer antler used in the cutlery industry. The Hawley Collection, Sheffield. Image: Christopher Tipping

Samples of Samba and red Deer antler used in the cutlery industry. The Hawley Collection, Sheffield. Image: Christopher Tipping

Raw materials and part finished handles at The Hawley Collection, Sheffield. Image: Christopher Tipping

Raw materials and part finished handles at The Hawley Collection, Sheffield. Image: Christopher Tipping

Mother of Pearl, Ivory and Bone handles, The Hawley Collection, Sheffield. Image: Christopher Tipping

Mother of Pearl, Ivory and Bone handles, The Hawley Collection, Sheffield. Image: Christopher Tipping

‘Heart of the Campus’, Sheffield Hallam University

Rockpanel Online Newsletter – February 2015

I have been really fortunate to have the Heart of the Campus artwork at Sheffield Hallam University featured by Rockpanel in their online newsletter this month.

http://www.rockpanel.co.uk/references/case+studies/sheffield+(uk)

The project has also been featured as a full page spread in Roofing, Cladding and Insulation magazine, January 2015 issue and will also appear in Public Sector Build Journal

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

‘Heart of the Campus’ – Sheffield Hallam University

My colleague Jenni Muston at Rockpanel,  has sent me some wonderful new images taken of the ‘Heart of the Campus’ facade artwork by the photographer Jason Newsome.

He has really managed to get some brilliant shots in varying light, which show off the variations in surface quality and light reflection. Thanks to both!

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University Rockpanel facade artwork by Christopher Tipping. Image: Jason Newsome Photographer

 

 

 

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University

Some new images have been issued by GRAHAM who delivered the Heart of the Campus project for Sheffield Hallam University Collegiate Campus.

The West Elevation artwork has a great impact on the building facade.

 

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University.  Image: GRAHAM, Project Artist: Christopher Tipping

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University. Image: GRAHAM, Project Artist: Christopher Tipping

The rainscreen artwork was produced in collaboration with Rockpanel and The Cutting Room in Huntingdon. Project Contractors:GRAHAM – Project Architects: HLM Sheffield.

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University.  Image: GRAHAM, Project Artist: Christopher Tipping

Heart of the Campus, Sheffield Hallam University. Image: GRAHAM, Project Artist: Christopher Tipping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southampton Station Quarter North – Historic Images

HISTORIC IMAGES RESEARCH –

In researching this project I have engaged with many individuals, institutions and stakeholders in order to decipher the history of our site. I am immensely grateful to all those who contributed.

The purpose of taking this approach to research is twofold.

Firstly it fosters a sense of common ownership around the project. People have given their information and experience freely in order to see these improvement be made.

Secondly, the collaborative exchange of information has enriched the debate around the design outcomes, This can only be a positive step forward. The project now on the ground is all the better for this.

Thanks to all who have contributed thus far. The following is not an exclusive list – & I am adding to it all the time !

Ingrid Peckham, HER – Historical Environment Records Office – Southampton City Council

David Hollingworth, Local Studies & Maritime Collection – Southampton City Council

Sue Hill & Joanne Smith, City Archives, Southampton City Council

Jez Gale, Archivist, Southampton Daily Echo

Bert Moody Local Railways and Docks Historian / Author (Mr Southampton !)

Dave Marden – Local Docks & Shipping Historian and Author

John Alsop Railways Historian

John Silman – HIAS – Hampshire Industrial Archaeological Society

Denis Hale, Mayflower Theatre

Hampshire Archives & Local Studies

FoSJP – Friends of St James Park

The following set of images – all credited – have been used to inform and influence the design process. They formed a brilliant & illuminating part of the contextual research, which has influenced the design process throughout the project – & which is quite frankly – ongoing …the research never stops !

'The Walls of Southampton' an engraving by WH Bartlett 1809 - 1854. The work was made as an illustration for the book 'The Ports, Harbours, Watering Places and Coast Scenery of Great Britain'. 1842, by William Finden, Edward Francis Finden & William Henry Bartlett

‘The Walls of Southampton’ an engraving by WH Bartlett 1809 – 1854. The work was made as an illustration for the book ‘The Ports, Harbours, Watering Places and Coast Scenery of Great Britain’. 1842, by William Finden, Edward Francis Finden & William Henry Bartlett

Sailing near the walls of Southampton and the West Quay area on a stormy day in late Victorian times. The embayment (West Bay) is an old meander of the River Test, flooded by the rising sea levels of the Holocene (current epoch) following the last ice age. This image is a wide angle view from near the present site of Southampton Central Station and looks out towards Town Quay – the site of the West Quay Shopping Centre & John Lewis.  Ian West & Tonya West 2008

The image ties in wonderfully well with a description of a great storm in West Bay in 1893

An extract from the Parish of St Peters Church, Commercial Road.  Magazine No 5 January 1894 by Rev H C Percival

“We have had our share of the late terrific storm, as well as much of the sunshine of Christmas. It is not often that St Peters Parish and people see the usually placid Southampton water assume the appearance of the Bay of Biscay. But on Tuesday the 12th December (1893), we actually had a wreck on the shore in this parish and waves did much damage along the Western Shore. Our Church too suffered much more damage than is generally known. When the gale was at its height, about 3pm, some slates were carried a distance of about 3o yards and hurled with terrific force through one of the small stained windows of the Chancel. The iron guard outside was beat like thin wire and the lead & glass of the window were driven in and the window was smashed into thousands of fragments…one of our beautiful churchyard evergreen Oaks has been sadly damaged and now presents a very one sided appearance. In front of our school, slates were sticking in the ground, as though some giant from the opposite side of Commercial Road had been playing quoits all the afternoon”.

 

This view of around 1810 looking out over West Bay towards the City walls is thought to be almost on the site of the present day Costa Coffee shop opposite the Station Main Entrance. Image: Collection of John Silman

This view of around 1810 looking out over West Bay towards the City walls is thought to be almost on the site of the present day Costa Coffee shop opposite the Station Main Entrance. Image: Collection of John Silman

A view east towards the city with St Peters Church in the background. This drawing by Philip Brannon shows the shoreline around Blechynden at some point soon after the coming of the railway in 1847. The image was accompanied by the words..."a stroll along the beach was enhanced by a glimpse of a steam engine, where the line passed close to the shore". St Peters Church on Commercial Rd was completed in 1842. Image by permission of Southampton City Council Local Studies and Maritime Collection.

A view east towards the city with St Peters Church in the background. This drawing by Philip Brannon shows the shoreline around Blechynden at some point soon after the coming of the railway in 1847. The image was accompanied by the words…”a stroll along the beach was enhanced by a glimpse of a steam engine, where the line passed close to the shore”. St Peters Church on Commercial Rd was completed in 1842. Image by permission of Southampton City Council Local Studies and Maritime Collection.

 

A reference to Blechynden before the coming of the railways. Newspaper cutting image by permission of Southampton City Council Local Studies and Maritime Collection

A reference to Blechynden before the coming of the railways. Newspaper cutting image by permission of Southampton City Council Local Studies and Maritime Collection

A reference to the area known as Blechynden before the coming of the railways. Newspaper cutting image by permission of Southampton City Council Local Studies and Maritime Collection

A reference to the area known as Blechynden before the coming of the railways. Newspaper cutting image by permission of Southampton City Council Local Studies and Maritime Collection

A view towards Millbrook from the bridge over the railway tunnel dated around 1880. The original Blechynden or West Station in Southampton can be seen on the right. Image: Bert Moody Collection / Cope Collection

A view towards Millbrook from the bridge over the railway tunnel dated around 1880. The original Blechynden or West Station in Southampton can be seen on the right. Image: Bert Moody Collection / Cope Collection

 

This image of the down side of the track during high tide in 1890 shows just how close the train passed to the shoreline and the waters edge. Weymouth Terrace can be seen in the background. The footbridge is still in use today ! Image: Bert Moody Collection.

This image of the down side of the track during high tide in 1890 shows just how close the train passed to the shoreline and the waters edge. Weymouth Terrace can be seen in the background. The footbridge is still in use today ! Image: Bert Moody Collection.

 

This was the new Southampton West Station opened on 1st November 1895.  It had an 82 foot clock tower & had been built upon nursery gardens. Image: Bert Moody Collection

This was the new Southampton West Station opened on 1st November 1895. It had an 82 foot clock tower & had been built upon nursery gardens. Image: Bert Moody Collection

‘In the 1890’s Southampton Corporation sold an area of land for the construction of the new station. The land involved was partly field & partly shoreline and was therefore subject to tidal flooding’. ‘The new station was opened on 1st November 1895. The clock tower had been a landmark long before the Civic Centre was built in 1931. It was damaged by bombing in WWII and finally demolished to make way for the new station and Overline House in 1966/67.

 

This image of the old station south side - down side - is now adjacent to the A3024 Western Esplanade road. It was once next to the water's edge. The sea wall is in the foreground. Date unknown - post 1895 - Image: Bert Moody Collection.

This image of the old station south side – down side – is now adjacent to the A3024 Western Esplanade road. It was once next to the water’s edge. The sea wall is in the foreground. Date unknown – post 1895 – Image: Bert Moody Collection.

Looking from Town Quay across West Bay towards Blechynden circa 1890's / 1900. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

Looking from Town Quay across West Bay towards Blechynden circa 1890’s / 1900. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

West Bay, Southampton, taken from the city walls between 1895 - 1912 looking towards Blechynden. St Peter's Church can be see on the horizon. The waters edge is clearly defined by coping stone and paving detail. Image by kind permission of the Southampton Daily Echo.

West Bay, Southampton, taken from the city walls between 1895 – 1912 looking towards Blechynden. St Peter’s Church can be see on the horizon. The waters edge is clearly defined by coping stone and paving detail. Image by kind permission of the Southampton Daily Echo.

 

This post-1910 image taken from Weymouth Terrace, looks towards Blechynden with the station clocktower clearly visible. To the right of this is the large brick built Emperia Building of around 1905. This first housed a mineral water factory IDRIS & Co, but by 1913 the building was used by BAT, British American Tobacco. This operation closed in 1921 & the building was destroyed by bombing in 1940. Parts of the building are still clearly visible today. Image: Bert Moody Collection

This post-1910 image taken from Weymouth Terrace, looks towards Blechynden with the station clocktower clearly visible. To the right of this is the large brick built Emperia Building of around 1905. This first housed a mineral water factory IDRIS & Co, but by 1913 the building was used by BAT, British American Tobacco. This operation closed in 1921 & the building was destroyed by bombing in 1940. Parts of the building are still clearly visible today. Image: Bert Moody Collection

This photograph of 1909 is a view from the water's edge towards the down side line of Southampton Station. Image: John Alsop Collection

This photograph of 1909 is a view from the water’s edge towards the down side line of Southampton Station. Image: John Alsop Collection

 

This wonderfully intimate image of 1910, shows people and horses enjoying the waters edge just outside the station. Views are across West Bay to the city walls and Town Quay. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

This wonderfully intimate image of 1910, shows people and horses enjoying the waters edge just outside the station. Views are across West Bay to the city walls and Town Quay. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

Detail: This image of 1910, shows people and horses enjoying the waters edge just outside the station. Views are across West Bay to the city walls and Town Quay. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

Detail: This image of 1910, shows people and horses enjoying the waters edge just outside the station. Views are across West Bay to the city walls and Town Quay. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

 

A cold and somewhat bleak image of Southampton West Station date unknown, but probably around 1910. To the right can just been seen the signage for the West Station Hotel on Blechynden Terrace. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo.

A cold and somewhat bleak image of Southampton West Station date unknown, but probably around 1910. To the right can just been seen the signage for the West Station Hotel on Blechynden Terrace. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo.

An Edwardian view of Southampton West Station taken between 1901 & 1910. Horse drawn carriages await passengers. Image: John Alsop Collection

An Edwardian view of Southampton West Station taken between 1901 & 1910. Horse drawn carriages await passengers. Image: John Alsop Collection

A colour tinted postcard view of Southampton Station at high tide in 1905. I have added the place names . Note the tall brick chimney of the Power Station, built in 1903 & demolished in the 1970's. Image: John Alsop Collection

A colour tinted postcard view of Southampton Station at high tide in 1905. I have added the place names . Note the tall brick chimney of the Power Station, built in 1903 & demolished in the 1970’s. Image: John Alsop Collection

 

A more detailed black & white image, probably taken from the same postcard image as above - in 1905, showing the Station Concourse and environs including Emperia Buildings & the Power Station. Image: Bert Moody Collection

A more detailed black & white image, probably taken from the same postcard image as above – in 1905, showing the Station Concourse and environs including Emperia Buildings & the Power Station. Image: Bert Moody Collection

 

 

A Postcard image from 1911 of a Station guard or Station Master standing on the up line at Southampton Station. Image: Bert Moody Collection

A Postcard image from 1911 of a Station guard or Station Master standing on the up line at Southampton Station. Image: Bert Moody Collection

This image of Southampton Station south side taken from the water's edge is actually taken from a newspaper cutting, date unknown, but around the turn of the century. The steps and bridge crossing on the far right of the image are still in use today. Image: Bert Moody Collection.

This image of Southampton Station south side taken from the water’s edge is actually taken from a newspaper cutting, date unknown, but around the turn of the century. The steps and bridge crossing on the far right of the image are still in use today. Image: Bert Moody Collection.

Steam train passing through from 1936. The spire of St Peters Church is just visible on the left & the footbridge, still in use today to cross the tracks is on the far right. Image: Bert Moody Collection

Steam train passing through from 1936. The spire of St Peters Church is just visible on the left & the footbridge, still in use today to cross the tracks is on the far right. Image: Bert Moody Collection

 

An aerial view of Southampton Station looking down track towards Millbrook, probably taken from the Emperia Building on Blechynden Terrace in 1931. The reclamation of West Bay had already begun as you can see top left , for the expansion of the Western Docks. Image: Bert Moody Collection / Southampton Daily Echo

An aerial view of Southampton Station looking down track towards Millbrook, probably taken from the Emperia Building on Blechynden Terrace in 1931. The reclamation of West Bay had already begun as you can see top left , for the expansion of the Western Docks. Image: Bert Moody Collection / Southampton Daily Echo

This aerial view across West Bay looking towards Millbrook & Southampton Station, shows the extent of the reclamation works underway during the construction & expansion of the Western Docks in 1929. Image: Dave Marden Collection - Associated British Ports

This aerial view across West Bay looking towards Millbrook & Southampton Station, shows the extent of the reclamation works underway during the construction & expansion of the Western Docks in 1929. Image: Dave Marden Collection – Associated British Ports

This is a map & plan of proposed and future dock expansion in West Bay which occurred through the 1930's. Image: Dave Marden Collection - Associated British Ports

This is a map & plan of proposed and future dock expansion in West Bay which occurred through the 1930’s. Image: Dave Marden Collection – Associated British Ports

1928 saw the building of the Mayflower Theatre - known as The Empire Theatre. The Power Station of 1903 and the Lido from 1854 had begun the reclamation of land from West Bay, which was then taken to another level entirely by the docks expansion of the 1930's. Southampton Station can be see in the centre of this image. Image: SCC Local & Maritime Aerial Collection.

1928 saw the building of the Mayflower Theatre – known as The Empire Theatre. The Power Station of 1903 and the Lido from 1854 had begun the reclamation of land from West Bay, which was then taken to another level entirely by the docks expansion of the 1930’s. Southampton Station can be see in the centre of this image. Image: SCC Local & Maritime Aerial Collection.

This image of 1928 from the Local & Maritime Aerial Collection of Southampton City Council, has been annotated by me to show the key buildings of our project area which is  bounded by a red line.

This image of 1928 from the Local & Maritime Aerial Collection of Southampton City Council, has been annotated by me to show the key buildings of our project area which is  bounded by a red line.

A. St Peters Church, Commercial Road. Built 1845

B. Victoria Brewery, Commercial Road founded between 1863 & 1871 by Andrew Barlow, a business man & philanthropist  who died in 1904 aged 84, the richest man to be buried in Southampton Cemetery! 

C. Southampton Station of 1895

D. Emperia Building – Warehouses. Built around 1905, bombed out in 1940

E. Empire Theatre – now the Mayflower, built 1928

F. Power Station, built 1903

G. Kingsbridge Grammar School on Kingsbridge Lane

H. Blechynden Terrace & the Station forecourt

 

Cropped & annotated image of Commercial Road, Southampton in 1965. SCC Local Studies and Maritime Aerial Collection. Commercial Rd with Wyndham Court under construction.

Cropped & annotated image of Commercial Road, Southampton in 1965. SCC Local Studies and Maritime Aerial Collection. Commercial Rd with Wyndham Court under construction.

Cropped image of 1967. Looking north - this images gives a perfect west to east aerial view across the project site which is outlined in red - showing the construction of Overline House & Wyndham Court, between the railway line and Commercial Rd. The Civic Centre is at the top right hand side. SCC Local Studies and Maritime Aerial Collection.

Cropped image of 1967. Looking north – this images gives a perfect west to east aerial view across the project site which is outlined in red – showing the construction of Overline House & Wyndham Court, between the railway line and Commercial Rd. The Civic Centre is at the top right hand side. SCC Local Studies and Maritime Aerial Collection.

Cropped Image of 1967 showing the construction of Overline House and Wyndham Court. Blechynden Terrace runs vertically through the centre of this image, with Commercial Rd at the far right. Image: SCC Local Studies & Maritime Aerial Collection.

Cropped Image of 1967 showing the construction of Overline House and Wyndham Court. Blechynden Terrace runs vertically through the centre of this image, with Commercial Rd at the far right. Image: SCC Local Studies & Maritime Aerial Collection.

Architects visualisation drawing for Wyndham Court, circa 1966. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

Architects visualisation drawing for Wyndham Court, circa 1966. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

Southampton Station Clocktower of 1895 during the final days of its demolition in 1966 to make way for Overline House. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

Southampton Station Clocktower of 1895 during the final days of its demolition in 1966 to make way for Overline House. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

Looking towards Southampton Station, circa 1966 - probably taken from the Mayflower Theatre. Hill Street is the road on the right hand side - the street was completely demolished & is now under Wyndham Court. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

Looking towards Southampton Station, circa 1966 – probably taken from the Mayflower Theatre. Hill Street is the road on the right hand side – the street was completely demolished & is now under Wyndham Court. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

 

An aerial image of the site around the Station, looking east towards the Civic Centre at top of image. The image was probably for planning purposes and shows the future phased redevelopment of the land between Commercial Road and south of the railway lines. Easy to see how much of this site was bombed out during WWII. These sites were left untouched until the mid sixties, when the site was redeveloped. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

An aerial image of the site around the Station, looking east towards the Civic Centre at top of image. The image was probably for planning purposes and shows the future phased redevelopment of the land between Commercial Road and south of the railway lines. Easy to see how much of this site was bombed out during WWII. These sites were left untouched until the mid sixties, when the site was redeveloped. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

 

 

This image, looking east up Commercial Road, Southampton, towards the Mayflower  (Gaumont) Theatre and Civic Centre, during the construction of Wyndham Court - circa 1967 / 1968. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

This image, looking east up Commercial Road, Southampton, towards the Mayflower  (Gaumont) Theatre and Civic Centre, during the construction of Wyndham Court – circa 1967 / 1968. Image by kind permission of Southampton Daily Echo

 

 

 

‘Heart of the Campus’, Sheffield Hallam University – Phase 2 Manifestations

Wednesday 1st October 2014

Yesterday the university client approved the Phase 2 artworks for the glazing artwork manifestations at the new ‘Heart of the Campus’ building for Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Campus.

The project was delivered by Graham Construction and HLM Architects.

The digitally printed glazing manifestation artworks will be manufactured and installed by VGL.

 

VGL's production artwork with annotations by the artist in red & blue -

VGL’s production artwork with annotations by the artist in red & blue –

 

Phase 2 draft artwork with production notes -

Phase 2 draft artwork with production notes –

 

Phase 2 artwork draft with production notes - detail

Phase 2 artwork draft with production notes – detail

Phase 2 artwork drafts with artist production notes - detail

Phase 2 artwork drafts with artist production notes – detail

Phase 2 artwork drafts with artist production notes - detail

Phase 2 artwork drafts with artist production notes – detail

Print

Phase 2 artwork draft in full –

Phase 2 - Detail of artist draft -

Phase 2 – Detail of artist draft –

 

Phase 2 - detail of artist draft -

Phase 2 – detail of artist draft –

 

Phase 2 - detail, artist draft -

Phase 2 – detail, artist draft –

‘Heart of the Campus’, Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Campus

Tuesday, August 2nd 2014 – Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield Hallam University. Today I attended on site to review the Phase 1 glazing manifestation artwork installations for myself and meet with VGL who were on site to view the works in tandem with the main contractor, Graham Construction. I was also meeting with the University Clients to review the final scope for the Phase 2 installation of artwork. The building now appears to be semi open for use – but still going through various procedures and protocols, I suppose to ensure all goes smoothly once the mass of students arrive later this month! Great not to have to gear up with PPE. The building is looking amazing. Graham & HLM have done a wonderful job. External landscape is almost completed. The East Elevation of the building has an amazing aspect. It was a clear blue-sky day with lots of sun, which are good conditions for looking at the manifestations, as they are more likely to cast great shadows, which add considerably to the impact and variation within the works.

Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Crescent

Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Crescent

As seen from Crescent Road

As seen from Crescent Road

cnc routed West Elevation rainscreen

CNC routed West Elevation rain screen

The West Elevation rain screen is really quite reflective in strong sun. Athough this is a painted grey finish, it is glossy and can appear metallic. The exposed Rockpanel material beneath the colour coat has now really darkened from the earlier yellow colour. The surface is more subtle, but richer in appearance. The impact is muted from afar, but the details really begin to emergeon the approach.

The Western Entrance off Broomgrove Road is now almost completed. Some final touches to the landscaping will see this completed. As you pass through the entrance doors, the interior quickly opens out onto the central atrium, which is spectacular. The glazing manifestation artwork can be clearly seen.

The Western Entrance off Broomgrove Road is now almost completed. Some final touches to the landscaping will see this completed. As you pass through the entrance doors, the interior quickly opens out onto the central atrium, which is spectacular. The glazing manifestation artwork can be clearly seen.

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Entering the atrium space and hub of the building, with the main reception on the right and the main East Entrance straight ahead, you can just start to make out the glazing installation. If you turn to the left, this is what you see....

Entering the atrium space and hub of the building, with the main reception on the right and the Main East Entrance straight ahead, you can just start to make out the glazing installation. If you turn to the left, this is what you see….

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The central atrium space as seen from Level 1

This is the three storey central atrium space and ‘Heart of the Campus’. The client had originally commissioned artwork manifestations to much of the visible glazing, but on reflection, the transparency and legibility of the interior spaces & architectural form may have been compromised and it was decided to omit them from the project.  The artwork manifestations to the ground floor exterior curtain wall glazing, linking the East and North entrances, is still being commissioned as the Phase 2 works.

Shadows cast by the artwork manifestation add another dimension to the work and come and go with the sun.

Shadows cast by the artwork manifestation add another dimension to the work and come and go with the sun.

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This image shows the artwork applied to the interior glazed lobby, with the central atrium space just visible on the left.

This image shows the artwork applied to the interior glazed lobby, with the central atrium space just visible on the left.

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In bright sunlight, shadows are cast form the manifestation to carry across structural elements such as glazing screen frames and supporting columns. This interplay extends the range and impact of the artwork.

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The East Elevation Main Entrance doors are automatic and the manifestations cross and overlap as the doors open, creating yet another pattern.

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North Entrance glazed elevation with applied artwork manifestations.

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Detail of digitally printed artwork to glazing manifestations. North Entrance glazed screen.

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East Elevation glazed screen with applied artwork manifestations. This is the main entrance and interior lobby area with reception.

Seen from the open balcony areas of Level 1, the North Elevation entrance artwork can be clearly seen.

Seen from the open balcony areas of Level 1, the North Elevation Entrance artwork can be clearly seen.

East entrance interior lobby space.

East Entrance interior lobby space.