EVENT : September 18, 2014 — May 9, 2015.
SEED: James Donegan
In Autumn 2014 we held an open competition for designers and architects to transform our small and awkward exhibition space. We received 26 ambitious and innovative entries, and James Donegan’s SEED was selected as the winner following a rigourous judging process.
SEED is inspired by mathematical patterns found in nature. The structure strains up towards the light of our glass roof as a budding flower would – responding to the change of the seasons which will take place during the period of the exhibition.
The structure is made of plywood, and was digitally designed manufactured at Fab Lab Manchester.
Born-and-bred Mancunian James is a graduate of Manchester School of Architecture and is currently working at Broadway Malyan architecture and design practice in Castlefield. He’ll be returning to MSA in September to study for his Master of Architecture.
We’re delighted to have had the support of RIBA North West on this project, and extend our thanks to the judges – John Bridge (Croft Goode Chartered Architects and RIBA NW Communications Committee), Charlotte Myhrum (PlacesMatter! Design Review), and Professor Tom Jefferies (Manchester School of Architecture).
Did you know?
You can find out more about SEED at April’s ‘Craft Unravelled’ talk: Tuesday 28th April, 1:30pm. Free and no booking necessary. Meet underneath SEED.
You may also be interested in
How to Get Your Handmade Work Stocked in Craft Shops
Written By Sophie Holt. Whether you are an established maker or just starting out, there can be many benefits to selling your handmade crafts via a third party. From craft shops to museums and galleries, having your work stocked within an already established business can be a great way to get your name out…
Job Vacancy: Creative Enterprise Officer
Creative Enterprise Officer £24,000 pro rata (3 days per week) — Closing date for applications: 10am Tuesday 3rd April. Fixed Term Contract until 31/3/2019 (with possibility of extension) MCAD is about to embark on its next stage of development, and has secured funding through Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for 2018-22. The Creative Enterprise Officer is…