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Oni Hinton

The jewellery shop sales assistant has always dreamed of being an architect

All posts by Oni Hinton

Carving foundations in stone

Posted by Oni HintonMon, 20 Jul 2009

How far we won't know till we evaluate and look back on what and how far we've not just come work wise but as individuals, we are all young and this is just the beginning to the paths we are carving - and this has given us not just the chance to carve in wood but here we are carving foundations in stone.

Inches or centimetres?

Posted by Oni HintonMon, 20 Jul 2009

So much work is being crammed in such a short amount of time pizza is in plenful amounts and the coke tastes different but that's really becoming a designer's staple food over here no enough time to eat sleep rest or drink but this week we continue on.

July 4 & the great lost American sandwich

Posted by Oni HintonThu, 2 Jul 2009

I have never met someone so accident prone nick has damaged himself everyday this week and weekend with bruises and cuts and he almost sliced his finger off!!! painful oh dear I'm getting worryed for him!!

Week 2: Lots to do + construction flu

Posted by Oni HintonWed, 1 Jul 2009

This week has been quite hard for me due to the long hours - I think the jetlag is finaly kicking in!!! we've all had quite a productive week and have been doin LOADS and learning alot in drawing and model making.

Harvard T-shirts and female basketball teams

Posted by Oni HintonMon, 22 Jun 2009

I am rather surprised how much architecture is based in this area, it's full of unusal buildings, ramps and stairwells - a mix of art and history and really is a 'must see'. The Harvard T-shirts everwhere are quite novel with guided tours everwhere.

One day to go before Harvard!

Posted by Oni HintonSat, 13 Jun 2009

Well I've been in such a rush to try get everything ready amongst while full time. Being given such an opportunity is coming as quite a shock - and even the night before I leave it hasn't sunk in.

Meet the scholars: Oni Hinton

Posted by Oni HintonWed, 10 Jun 2009

Oni Hinton, who was brought up in Crouch End, London, had dreams of becoming an architect from a very young age, even securing a work placement at an architectural company, and went on to excel in her GCSEs. However, she was then struck down by glandular fever and her family went through an acrimonious family breakdown – leading to Oni failing her A-Levels. Rather than pursuing her ambition of becoming an architect, her lack of qualifications means that she now works as a sales assistant ...