Today we ran the kids’ carpentry workshop at the Art House in Sheffield. We are delighted to see all the families leaving the workshop with a big smile on their faces! It was exciting to see how our simple components can sparked so many possibilities. All participants were enjoying the process, and definitely had fun… Read More Summary: Kids’ Carpentry Participatory Workshop
During our 3-day knowledge exchange event in London, we have run a series of different master:CLASSes. While the event was successful in general, there are still areas that we can improve on, and perhaps can do things differently next time. In this blog post I will reflect on the cooking master:CLASS in particular. Mara from… Read More Reflections on the London event: cooking master:CLASS
Our first guest speaker of the event was Rokiah Yaman from Leap AD. She has been involved with Public Works for a few years and designed the anaerobic digester at R-Urban Wick, where food waste is fed into the machines under a controlled environment to allow anaerobic digestion to give off Methane as a source… Read More Digesting the Anaerobic Digester
Diagram of the ‘porous model’ of LSA There are a lot of new educational models emerging in recent years. These schools appear as a remedy to reduce students’ financial burden; an alternative to the traditional education institutions, and an open educational platform that is more accessible to the public. But how are these schools recognised? How do… Read More Accreditation for New Educational Models?
Today, Issi and I joined the Future Forum Live Projects group to observe a workshop that they hosted in Star House, for the staff working at Sheffield Futures to participate in the design process of the renovation project. Their project brief was to renovate the back area of ground floor so as to modernise the whole… Read More Learning from ‘Future Forum’
We headed to London in a sunny afternoon, and found our way to the civic workshop by a car park close to Roman Road. We met Torange from InterAct, and Tabitha from the Roman Road Trust. They talked about the history of the workshop and the trust, and how they engaged with the local… Read More Roman Road Visit