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Student shows 2013: Kent School of Architecture, University of Kent

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Guy Hollaway reviews the Kent School of Architecture’s end of year show

In just eight years, the school of architecture at the University of Kent’s Canterbury campus is settling and defining itself. I like how the 2013 show presented a degree and masters course which balanced theosophical debate against practical functionalism. The degree show explores new technology, from touch-sensitive screens to augmented reality, poignantly supported by an array of 3D physical models. This year also saw the bold transition of the MArch course to a new unit-based structure, resulting in a wide

Standout unit Unit 1, led by Michael Richards, explored the future re-flooding of the Wantsum Channel, creating resolutions to an ever-changing theoretical flooded landscape; Unit 2 investigated the juxtaposition within conflicting architectural space, influenced by China Miéville’s novel The City and The City, under the supervision of Ed Holloway. Corrina Dean travelled with Unit 3 to Kochi, India to explore regeneration proposals for sites involved in the Biennale; while Unit 4, directed by Shaun Murray, dissected the Dartford Marshes landscape.

Standout students Mark Humphreys, Matthew Downey, Harry Insall-Reid, Isabelle Moireé.

In a word Balanced

Guy Hollaway, principal partner, Guy Hollaway Architects

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  • Crap review. Doesn't give nearly enough credit or depth to the work. Just a bit of name dropping.

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