Acting as both training camp and laboratory, it is a diverse, multidisciplinary program where unexpected collisions and obsessive attention to detail expose a rich seam of creative potential. Media Studies presents an opportunity to develop individual practice, where students hone their dexterity with established and progressive media, actively testing modes of production through focused acts of doing and making.
OPEN TO ALL AA STUDENTS
FORMWORK AND WORKING FORMS:
CONCRETE CASTING WORKSHOP
Thomas Randall Page
Hooke Park - Saturday 24 Nov + Sunday 25 Nov
A workshop exploring concrete casting and formwork through 1:1 fabrication to result in an in-situ cast structure.
As an extension of the Fluids-Fabric-Forms-Forces MS course Thomas Randall-Page will be leading a 2 day design and build workshop at Hooke Park. The workshop will explore experimental flexible formwork techniques developed in part by the FFFF students. The result will be large-scale concrete entry steps for the on-going darkroom project at Hooke.
Combining design led architectural practice with teaching and hands-on building, passion for materials, making and people lie at the heart of both strands for Thomas Randall-Page’s work. Having worked at 6A architects and Heatherwick Studio, he founded his own practice, now working at a variety of scales and speeds from substantial long-lasting buildings to installations, stage and set design. Thomas co-founded Building Works unit in 2011 and also runs workshops internationally, co-leading a design unit at Oxford Brookes University as well as being a guest tutor at the AA.