Nuart and Painted Doors Aberdeen

If you live in Aberdeen you probably can’t help but notice the art that has appeared on our buildings and doors the past couple of years. If you haven’t, this is a great chance for you to go exploring in Aberdeen to find the various pieces produced by Nuart and Painted Doors ABDN. So take your camera and get exploring!  (more…)

My Thesis – Painting meets Architecture

This thesis challenged the conventional RGU curriculum for a masters’ architecture thesis. My aim was to achieve a deeper understanding and appreciation of the poetics and aura of the Norwegian landscape in which the location of my design is based through painting (this later developed into models and installations as well). (more…)

The Framework of Design: Celebration and Afterthoughts.

With our exhibition coming to an end, we decided to celebrate it with everyone last Thursday at Bon Accord. Initially, we planned to have an opening night instead but had to cancel it due to the unexpected weather conditions. (more…)

The Framework of Design: Update and Competitions

So, did you check our exhibition over at Bon Accord? Yes? Awesome (we hope you liked it)! No? Well, you may have missed a thing or two, but look no further! Here is an updated blog just for you! (more…)

The Framework of Design

Ever wondered what it’s like to notice yourself going mad, yet enjoy what you are doing to the bone? Yeah I never thought that would happen either, but studying architecture is exactly that. (more…)

Architecture can open doors.. no it really can!

Completing a degree in architecture can be a long and arduous process, but also wonderfully rewarding. Despite this, I have found that many freshly graduated architects find themselves unsure about where to begin, or deciding that they actually don’t want to be architects at all. (more…)

How to make the most of your time in architecture

My time at RGU has taught me that university is what you make of it, so give it your best.

I wanted to provide you with a few words of advice that I wished someone had told me at the beginning of my architectural studies which will hopefully enable you to make the most of your time at RGU. (more…)

My Masters Architecture Project

My masters’ project took place over the final two years of my academic studies (5th year and 6th year). (more…)

What to expect at a final architecture review

All students at their final review hope they are saying valuable things that resonate with their audience. This hope is indicative of the struggle with relevance that every architect student seems to carry around under their arm. Who is listening? Is what I’m saying worth it? Is my work valuable? (more…)