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Second year students produce white card physical convivial architecture model using Zund cutter

A group of our second-year students in spatial practices produced an architecture model using a Zund cutter as part of their BA (Hons) Architecture and BA (Hons) Interior Design Environment Architecture courses. 

A Zund cutter is a modular cutting system that can be used to cut and draw on a range of materials, from fabric to rubber, and more. The students used this to develop a white card physical convivial architecture model, a 3D blueprint of the intended design, typically used at the final stages of a project as it conforms to very specific requirements. 

The team's architectural investigation was focused on the relationship between the public room (at the scale of the body) and the urban form (the city). The students were told to study the form of interior and exterior rooms, façade articulation, scale and rhythm in works of architecture within the City of London.

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We are a university leader in preparing students for creative economies, with vocational courses in architecture, interior and landscape architecture, interactive product design, graphic design, animation, moving image, music production for media and sound design.

Experiences such as this one help to prepare our students for the type of work they may be doing following graduation.

This follows an educational webinar that Zund had delivered to our students on 11 June, explaining how digital cutters have developed and are now used across various industries.  

This piece of work is just one example of creativity and forward-thinking that our students display.