New Student Website – Paul Thorpe

Current fourth year student, Paul Thorpe, has set up his own blog/website designed not only to display past and current projects but also areas of extracurricular activities and interests.

Please visit

blog front page

Interim Portfolio Review

We just finished the interim portfolio review, students submitted their work so far in the form of a beautiful portfolio. We asked for 25 digital pages, Two beautiful A2+ prints, a working portfolio and an abstract. Here are some of the most complete portfolios we’ve seen:

Mark Simpson's portfolio
Mark Simpson’s portfolio, a diamond in the desert
George Guest's portfolio
George Guest’s portfolio, The Orbit
Ieva Ciocyte's portfolio
Ieva Ciocyte’s portfolio, The Flame Tower
William Garforth-Bless's portfolio
William Garforth-Bless’s portfolio, The Lotus Flower
Sarah Shuttleworth's portfolio
Sarah Shuttleworth’s portfolio, The Islamic Folding
Josh Haywood's portfolio
Josh Haywood’s portfolio, The Sun Temple
Llorna Jackson's portfolio
Lorna Jackson’s portfolio, The Anchored Fabric Cloud

3rd May Tutorials

Some pictures of our latest DS10 tutorial session. Less than 10 days before the final jury.

Above: Amazing IKEA-like construction manual for Marina Karamali‘s time bank headquarters in Athens, Greece.

Above: A building made of sand, wind and cow-blood by Jack Munro

Above: a growing and spiralling Tech-Hub in London from Chris Ingram


The culmination of the crest pouring and component diversion technique… The pouring of a full dune in RealFlow to create the superstructure of the building. On the south facade large components create circular openings in the structure which are able to house fresnel concentration lenses. On the north facade smaller components create a thickened bottom edge to diffuse light back into the interior space.