ICAT Student Competition – Aberdeen

Another trip with Nottingham Trent University, this one to Aberdeen to attend the International Conference on Architectural Technologists (ICAT) held at Robert Gordon University.

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One of our first projects this year was a live project with the New Meadows Residents and Tenants Association and the Queens Walk Recreation Pavilion volunteer staff. In groups, we worked with the first and second year architectural technology students to design a scheme to improve the pavilion architecturally and socially with a limited budgets. From this, the three most successful groups were nominated for the ICAT student award. Above is my group’s finished presentation board, which was designed to be displayed with no introduction or explanation.

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Enjoying the accommodation ⌂ The Tivoli, 1872 Grade A listed theatre designed by C J Phipps and Frank Matcham and the oldest in Aberdeen ⌂ Boats supporting Aberdeen’s Oil trade ⌂ His Majesty’s theatre, 1906 Grade A listed, designed by Frank Matcham ⌂ Typical Street in Aberdeen, built with hard, grey granite that gives Aberdeen it’s nickname of the Silver City

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Many thanks to Nottingham Trent and Robert Gordon University, and congratulations to my Trent course mates for winning first prize!

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