Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten, Riddel Warehouse

Rudolf Seiner's Kindergarten, Riddel's Warehouse   The warehouse is four storey building constructed in 1865 for the Riddel family which was originally served as a cast iron warehouse. The building was originally erected as an eight-bay warehouse with a central atrium, it benefits from “high Victoria” style with a mix of round end segmented arcaded [...]


Yoga Centre, Newcastle, Co. Down

Yoga Centre, Newcastle, Co. Down This project took place in Newcastle, Co. Down, Northern Ireland. Newcastle is a coastal city lying on the foothills of Mourne Mountains. Yoga Centre, Newcastle, Co. Down My first impression of Newcastle was a city in decline, decay. Almost all people were focused on a materialistic way of life ignoring all [...]


Women Art and Craft Community Centre

Women Art and Craft Community Centre -This project was an Interior Design and Architecture collaboration. Architects had to create a carved space, with three different sub - spaces. The architect’s design, I chose,  was inspired by the Pyramids. Not only the triangular roof shape resembles the Pyramids but also the interior. The architect created a complex staircase to accompany [...]


Pythagorean Art Deco, White Bank

Pythagorean Art Deco Good Bank/ Bad Bank Location: Bank of Ireland, Royal Avenue, Belfast For this project we were assigned to design a "meanwhile" space, within the former Bank of Ireland Building, locally know as "White Bank".  Meanwhile spaces are vacant properties where you can intervene temporarily until the site is back for commercial uses. [...]


The Marrowbone Youth Centre, Conceptual Design

The Marrowbone Youth Centre, Conceptual Design  We were assigned  to design a space for the Marrowbone Youth Centre. This brief war very complex as we had to design a multifunctional space for toddlers, kids and teenagers. The design had to be low budget. The different zones had to be sound proofed. Also the areas occupied by [...]


Parasitic Building, Conceptual Design

Parasitic Building, Conceptual Design The brief for this project was to Design or redesign a ‘parasitic’ structure located on the outside of an existing building. A small, flexible space where the interior can be adapted to accommodate two (or more) different human activities. The existing building was the Co- Op Building which was part of [...]


Exhibition Entrance Conceptual Design

Exhibition Entrance Design For this first year's project we were requested to design  the entrance space of a gallery. For the purpose of this project we visited the Belfast Exposed, and after a quick survey we were ready to start our creative design process. After my previous lighting and structure experimentation (see previous post here) I [...]


Lighting experimentations

Lighting experimentations One of the first projects we did at the University was to explore how lighting experimentations affect different structures. Also how it creates different shadows. And last how affects the human experience. Different types of lighting can create different moods. Therefore different experiences to individuals. Here I chose to show you some of the [...]