The Cass news archive: February 2014
All news from The Cass during February 2014.
New courses announced
Cass launches new courses for 2014 entry
The courses are already listed on UCAS and open to applications and prospectus text will appear on the Cass and London Metropolitan University pages very soon.
10-14 February 2014
Students, staff and studios across The Cass celebrate and share their work in progress with panels of critics and invited guests.
The Uncertain States First Tuesday Talk Presents
Talk: TUE 04 FEB 2014 - 7.30PM
Uncertain States are starting the New Year with a new venue and a great new programme of talks.
Tottenham Hot Stir
Performance, Exhibition: 11th and 12th January
Alexander Sarafian led a weekend workshop where aluminium cans were melted down and cast in wax moulds to create beautiful and surprising objects.
Art + Dyslexia
TUE 04 FEB 2014, 7 – 8:30pm
Fermynwoods Free Exchange discussions explore each month conceptual areas of overlap between artistic practice and the everyday.
Exhibition: 11th - 28th February
An exhibition of ten built projects by architecture students and staff from Unit 7.
Diversity NOW! Why Fashion needs to 'Mix it Up' Caryn Franklin MBE
28th February 2014
This lecture asks future creatives to consider the impact of their work on the self-esteem of today's audience.
The Cass Brazil Programme
Exhibition 3 to 26 February, Lectures 3rd and 26th
Exhibition of work by Cass students from Diploma Unit 3 set in São Paulo over the last two years as part of the Brazil Programme.
NARKOMFIN: THEN AND NOW
Exhibition: 11th February -3rd March
The Cass and MARCH present an exhibition of contemporary and archive photographs of the NARKOMFIN building designed by Moissei Ginzberg.
Silo Studios Attua Aparicio & Oscar Wanless
Speakers Corner: 13th February
Silo is the London based design studio formed by Attua Aparicio and Oscar Wanless. They met during the Design Products course at the Royal College of Art.
Majeda has competition covered
Textile Student from Cass shortlisted for internat
Majeda Clarke, a student studying on the BA Textile Design course at The Cass School of Design, has been shortlisted for the Bemz Design Award.
Press and Pull Printmaking & Illustration Kate Gibb
Speakers Corner hosts a talk by Kate Gibb, printma
Kate Gibb has worked as a printmaker & illustrator for over fifteen years from a print studio, in Paddington.
More out and about on the Austin Estate, Hayes
With Hillingdon Play Association
The studio won funding to host a further series of events.
Cass and MARCH make top 100
School of Architecture included in DOMUS Magazine
The Cass and The Moscow School of Architecture (MARCH) included in the new edition of 'Europe’s Top 100 Schools of Architecture and Design' published by DOMUS Magazine.
Shortlist for Street Furniture competition announced
successful short-listed projects announced
The Cass Projects Office was delighted to receive thirty entries to the Aldgate Experiments street furniture competition.
Cass designers mean business
Students team up to bring big ideas to market
Students have recently benefited from activities in collaboration with the London Metropolitan University Accelerator and Enterprise areas.
Put your foot on the accelerator
Deadline 10th February
Last chance for Final Year Cass students to enter Commercial Futures award sponsored by the London Metropolian University Incubator.
Cass Alumnus unveils debut feature film
Munsur Ali, an alumnus of BA (Hons) film and Broadcast Production course at The Cass is releasing his debut feature film Shongram this year.
King is crowned
Winner of award revealed
Cass PhD Candidate Julia King wins Architects Journal's prestigious Emerging Woman Architect of The Year Award.
Alumna wins Energy Globe World Award
Designer and BA (Hons) Furniture and Product Design graduate, Francesca Mancini won the award in category “Water” as part of the Energy Globe Awards.
The idea of the city
Public Lecture: 13th February 6.30pm
Lecture by Julian Lewis of East for Celebration week
The Unpublishables #2 issue launch
Launch evening, Thursday 6th March
Launch evening for publication dedicated to young architects developing their own written polemics, research and thought pieces.
Pop-Up Show Series #1
Exhibition: Tuesday 18th February
A series of seven Pop-Up Shows by L4 art students
Lina Bo Bardi, architetto umanista (1914-1992)
Public Lecture: 20 FEB 14 - 6.30 pm
Dr Ana Araujo will talk on the work of Lina Bo Bardi and her relevance as a "humanist."
Out of Space
Exhibition: P.V. 27 FEB 14, 6-9 pm
Studio 3 students of 'Conversations of Culture' would like to invite you to their exhibition opening of 'Out of Space' on Thursday 27 February, from 6-9pm, at Stoke Newington Studios.
Spring Photography Short Courses
New dates just announced
We run a wide range of Photography short courses for those who want to expand their photography skills and those who want to gain new ones.
Chance Your Arm... 'Making A Living' 2014 Launch Party
Making A Living: 25th February 2014
To launch the ‘making a living’ month, DESIGN/shift will be hosting an informal (drinks & nibbles) event to help to connect Cass students across disciplines.
Pop-Up Show Series #2
Exhibition: Tuesday 25th February, 2pm
1st year art students are taking part in a collaborative project that involves the curation of a series of pop-up shows.
ourCASS student group launch
Making A Living: 25th February 2014
This will be a student led session on finding out what YOU want from your time at the Cass.
Fragile Possibilities in the Big Plans
Public Lecture: 27 February 2014 - 6.30 pm
Heidi Svenningsen Kajita, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture, on "Fragile Possibilities in the Big Plans."
Celebration Week 2014
Memories from School of Design Celebration Week. Insights from Critics & Students on giving that killer presentation.
The Next Phase: Making A Living 2014 presents...
Extra help with your degree and portfolio
Throughout March, there will be a series of Tuesday lunchtime lectures.
News from The Cass
Project Oracle to be launched as a charity at London Met
The organisation’s application to become a charity was approved earlier this year and will be launched as a charity next month.
SICK! Film Festival brings NORMAL back to the big screen
NORMAL, a film directed and produced by London Metropolitan University staff, examines the relationship between migration, sex trafficking and the sex industry.
An evening with MOBO founder Kanya King
Kanya King MBE, founder of the MOBO Awards visited London Met to speak about her career, and to offer advice to students and alumni.
Reusing rain leads to RSA Award for Christopher
Cass student Christopher Crawford-Kelly wins Royal Society for the Arts Student Design Award for innovative idea to reuse rainwater.
Do children really believe in Santa?
Research led by Chartered Psychologist, Dr Louise Bunce, reveals that belief in Father Christmas is still wide-spread among children.
New student rep elected to Board of Governors
Students at London Metropolitan University have a new representative to the Board of Governors.
Starting salary success for graduates
London Metropolitan University is the number one modern university for graduate starting salaries, according to The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2013.
New designs for Russian architecture
London Metropolitan University has played a major role in the creation of a new and radical architecture school in Moscow.
London Met students Get Ahead
Students at London Metropolitan University got the chance to boost their employment prospects and study skills at a special event “run by students, for students.”
Ceramist called up for Olympic exhibit
A talented ceramist from London Metropolitan University has been selected as one of just 14 artists to feature in a special exhibition celebrating the Olympics.
Celebrating the role of London Met
This year marks two decades since the 1992 Further and Higher Education Act allowed modern institutions to apply for university status.
Architecture author wins prestigious prize
An academic from The Cass has won a top prize at the Urban Design Awards 2012.