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3-d scans of Kielder Observatory revealed

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Ex-Bartlett visualisation specialists ScanLAB has made public its dramatic renderings of Charles Barclay’s Kielder Observatory

The scans are part of the Kielder Partnership Initiative’s Testing Ground program.

Led by Kielder’s Art and Architecture curator Peter Sharpe, the new 15 month program has been made possible by a £40,000 funding grant for 2012/13 from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

The first workshops, run in November 2012, enabled 16 students, primarily from deprived areas of the North East who are interested in studying architecture , to take part in a 3 days of ‘design and make’ workshops at Kielder and within Newcastle University.

Curator Peter Sharpe said the project ‘aims to give members of the public opportunities to work alongside architects and architecture students and teachers and learn something about where ideas come from and how do they get progressed into tangible end product.‘

ScanLAB use point cloud technology to make dramatic imagery of any given location, building or terrain – they have previously mapped the AJ’s office as well as AHMM’s Angel Building and Zaha Hadid’s Evelyn Grace Academy.

The Kielder Partnership received a welcome piece of funding from the Arts Council earlier this month, winning a £100,000 grant to further develop its Art and Architecture program. The newly revived prgram will begin this February.

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