- structure and materials,
- space, form and light,
- scale and proportion,
- design narrative and story-line,
- response to a chosen site and its environment.
|Designing spaces: |
Models representing individual spaces developed from
the children's design narratives and story-lines.
|Drawing in 3D is a skill. |
Here axonometric paper was used to recreate the designs in drawn format,
to understand how this drawing technique works,
and to develop the designs with annotations and details.
The bug hotel chambers were cut from plastic water barrels from Smiths of Forest Dean with the acrylic domed lenses from Project Plastics. The class assisted with fabrication, cutting the barrels with a jigsaw and drilling holes for the fixing points which were make with bolts, washers and wing nuts.
|One very simple and playful design to create a kid-sized bug hotel;|
creating an environment where children can imagine what life might be like for
insects living in an environment of vegetation and greenery.
|Building the human bug hotel.|
Measuring, cutting, drilling, bolting and assembling.
|Experimenting with the spaces of the human bug hotel.|