As with location, terminology was exceptionally important when delivering the master:CLASSES. This was emphasized prior to the event by the number of international facilitators and participants. The What’s in a name? master:Class went some way in considering language and terminology by setting a precedent for terms used throughout the remainder of the event. However, inevitably… Read More Reflections on the London event: how did terminology influence the master:CLASSES?
The success of each master:CLASS was dependent on a number of factors. Each master:CLASS has been reflected upon individually (these can be found on the main blog page). This blog collates the general comments of what did and didn’t work well over the course of the three-day event. As with the other reflective blogs, this… Read More Reflections on the London event: considering the successes and shortcomings of master:CLASSES
Location as well as the informal or formal nature of sites impacted the delivery of master:CLASSES. Master:CLASSES were held across four sites; R-Urban Wick, Loughborough farm, Pop Brixton and EdSpace. All sites, bar EdSpace were fairly informal with facilitators and participants coming together on the same level. Round table discussions at R-Urban Wick, Loughborough farm… Read More Reflections on the London event: locations – the informal and formal nature of sites and how this affected the master:CLASSES
Organising a three day event in London remotely from Sheffield 2 weeks into a project was always going to be a little overwhelming. Needless to say, when we embarked on the task it was exceptionally daunting. This reflection is based upon feedback gathered from the facilitators of the event through an anonymous survey. For this… Read More Reflections on the London event: the organisation of master:CLASSES
Recording the London event was a complex task which was undertaken by everyone in the group at some point. Recording took the form of video, photography and note taking. An analysis of the recording has been compiled following an anonymous internal survey undertaken by the facilitating group. This has allowed an honest and clear analysis… Read More Reflections on the London event: recording master:CLASSES, a progressive analysis
The London master:CLASS event was facilitated by students from the Civic University Live Project team, Sheffield School of Architecture, University of Sheffield, as part of their Live Projects module. The Live Projects module sees students work with ‘live’ projects and clients. ‘Live Projects establish an awareness of the social responsibility of the architect and can… Read More Summary of the London master:CLASS event
Last weekend we visited a number of sites in London. The trip concluded with a discussion on the similarities and differences between the sites. During this discussion we found that many of the sites shared similarities however used different terminology to refer to what was essentially the same thing. Developing a definition of different terms will… Read More Collaboration vs. Participation