Students as explorers - cooperation with EMESS (East Midlands Earth Structure Society) 2011-2014 [action research contribution]

Kolakowski, Marcin M. (2014) Students as explorers - cooperation with EMESS (East Midlands Earth Structure Society) 2011-2014 [action research contribution]. School of Architecture, University of Lincoln.


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Visions for Architectural Education – Unpublished voice in internal departmental discussion about forms of education [Action Research Contribution]

This adventure started when dr. Marcin M. Kołakowski, who is
researching natural and alternative architecture, decided to attend a
meeting organised by a local group of practitioners and enthusiasts of
local architecture called EMESS (East Midland Earth Structure
Society). 'Strike while the iron is hot!' said Chairman David Glew and
already at that meeting they started to sketch plans for cooperation
and for future practical workshops for students.

It was 3 years ago and since then students of architecture had a
chance to participate in three workshops, each of them with a
different character. During the first one in 2012, students had an
opportunity to meet Prof Louis Nelson from the University of Virginia
and listen to his talk about the application of Lincolnshire methods
in America. In 2013, students got involved in a real renovation
project. That year, students had a chance to participate in intensive
workshops at Tumby Moorside Barn, where five specialists introduced
students to key aspects of building conservation. Despite being a
listed building, the barn uniquely received a permission to hold
workshops there. It does not happen often that a listed building can
be experimented on, but thanks to this arrangement our students got a
real insight into traditional details, which they could touch and

Keywords:Higher Education, Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education, Students as producers, Life Projects, Architecture, architectural education
Subjects:X Education > X990 Education not elsewhere classified
X Education > X342 Academic studies in Higher Education
X Education > X390 Academic studies in Education not elsewhere classified
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K100 Architecture
X Education > X341 Academic studies in Further Education
X Education > X142 Training Teachers - Higher Education
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Architecture)
ID Code:18207
Deposited On:05 Aug 2015 13:39

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