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Scott Sutherland End of Year Show 2022

The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment’s End of Year Show is an annual highlight in the calendar, celebrating the talents and achievements of our students. Read about some of their stories.

Our on-campus exhibition is back! This year the Scott Sutherland School was transformed into a creative hub, showcasing the exciting and inspiring projects from our architecture students.

Joe Inman, Stage 5 Architecture - Abstract MakerStreet

22 year old Joe creates, Makerstreet, a patchwork streetscape that undulates with nooks and crannies for people to explore and places for making, living and community.

Image by: MSc Advanced Architectural Design graduate, Theodora Fiamegkou who designed the Bioluminescent Pavilion

Mature student Theodora from Athens, Greece, says a MSc in Advanced Architectural Design is one of the best decisions of her life and has opened many new doors and horizons. Despite having dyslexia, Theodora has developed advanced technical skills and is using these to combine her love of nature into creative and innovative designs.

Karolyna Przynarowska Master of Architecture Stage 5 Project

23 year old Master’s student, Karolina Przynarowska from Poland, draws on the Gaelic term ‘Ceangal’, meaning link or connection for her master’s project that builds a bridge between traditional and digital crafts.

Image from Master of Architecture Stage 5 student, Connor Downie

Having initially worked in the oil industry as an apprentice technician, mature student Connor wanted a change in direction. He turned to architecture to open up more creative job opportunities, being drawn initially to an Architectural Technology course at The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture before pursuing a Masters.

Designs from Master of Architecture student, Emily Grundy

Emily envisages a new waterfront for Torry, with open spaces along the river front and a vibrant esplanade to connect residents, the wider community of Aberdeen and tourists.

Matt Clubb, Masters Architect Project

A realisation that his initial career choice in oil and gas wasn’t right for him or the planet, convinced mature student, Matt to make a career change to architecture. RGU offered him an outstanding course in one of most established architectural schools in the UK, right on his doorstep.

Image from Master's Architect, Jennifer Laffan to show a lido

As an international open water swimmer, who’s swum the English Channel and competed for Team Ireland in Ice Swimming, winning medals and a 10th place ranking in the world for 500metre freestyle, Jennifer draws on her love of the open water as inspiration for her master’s project, creating an outdoor lido on South Uist.

Cameron Duncan - Master of Architecture

Inspired by the Manhatten ‘High Line’ and Copenhagen ‘Bicycle Snake', Stage 5 Master of Architecture student, Cameron Duncan, creates a ‘15-minute green corridor’ centred around a zero-carbon, sustainable community with a new and imaginative high level walkway in Torry.

Image from Maxwell Wilson, Masters of Architecture project which shows a new gin distillery in Finstown, Orkney

Maxwell creates a horticulture facility with an adjoining gin distillery in the small community of Finstown in Orkney, with the aim of creating a sustainable, new industry for islanders.

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