Megan Sadler began her Architectural education with an Art & Design Foundation Diploma at Central Saint Martins, London, where she specialised in Spatial design led by tutors from the AA. She developed a wider scheme for Ebsfleet valley, focused on the link into central London and developed an Olympic training centre.
Megan studied BA Architecture at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, graduating in 2010. Her final design project, named ‘Mind [the] Gap,’ addressed diminishing resources and proposed human thought should be directed towards providing strategies and practical solutions to a range of problems common to society. Collaboratively a research collective was designed, with Megan providing the Creative impetus designing a research centre for Ecofashion, targeting the lack of thought for the waste in the high consumerist society.
Her dissertation explored a key interest, which runs throughout her portfolio, sustainability. ‘Homes of the future’, a piece addressing Zero Carbon homes for 2016, explored both pragmatic research on current legislation and the influence of this on the meaning of homes.
On completion of her degree she worked at Hemingway Design being involved with their latest project to date ‘Vintage festival at Goodwood’. The event celebrates Britain’s design heritage. She worked on the festival’s main spectacle, a pop-up high street, a kit-build system of scaffolding and graphic wrap. She designed facades at 1:1 detail for stores such as Bonhams.
As part of her placement year Megan worked as an Architectural assistant in Beijing, China. Firstly working for commercial-based firm Haskoll, involved in various schematic work on large-scale projects for China’s second tier cities. Megan also worked at SPARCH Asia, an offshoot studio form UK based Alsop.
Whilst studying her Diploma at Westminster, Megan is working part-time at Guy Holloway Architects, currently working on the design for a large residential project in Bromley, which is at planning stages.
Megan has joined DS10 to gain knowledge of computer software, which will enable her to realise her ideas, to develop her interest in sustainability and focus on working with efficient structures and details.