The Cass news archive: April 2015
CPD - The Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA)
16 April 2015
Timber use in construction and innovative fabrication techniques: Thursday 16 April at 1pm
A house for a victim
A restorative justice house building program: where rural Rwandans make reconciliation through a building a compressed earth block house for their victims of the genocide.
Learning from the Indigenous, Palenque Panama
Understanding traditional Kuna building and tribal cultures of Central and South America in Panama
Studio 3 in Hayes - Join us for Tea and Cake!
28 April 2015, 2- 4pm
Join Architecture students of Studio 3 for tea and cake at the Botwell Green Library
Cass at Cannes
Review: 13-24 May 2015
Two recent Cass graduation films selected for world famous Cannes Film Festival
CPD - Creating with Concrete
Covering the basics of concrete construction
'Creating with Concrete' - CPD covering the basics of concrete construction, design of finishes, formwork selection, precast & insitu, and sustainability.
Brazil - London
Afternoon of discussion with Laura Smith
Afternoon of discussion with Laura Smith, Lina Bo Bardi Fellow 2014 and Unit 3
Tom dePaor Lecture
Friday 17 April at 7pm
The Cass presents a lecture by Tom dePaor - Picture Window
Discussing classic album covers
Cass lecturer leads night dedicated to classic album covers at Ace Hotel
A Statue is Present
PV: 9 April, 6-8pm
Stories of Melancholy and Raving Madness. Exhibition curated by students of MA Curating the Contemporary with the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Cass Fine Art: Lecture by Michael Lawton
Monday 13 April at 1pm
'Painting as Quadruple Object' - a lunchbox lecture by the artist Michael Lawton
Cass Fine Art: Lecture by Steve Baker
Thursday 23 April, 5.30pm
'The Contemporary Animal' - a lecture by the writer and artist Steve Baker
Cass Flash//Fwd: Lecture by Bryan Holmes
Monday 20 April at 1pm
Bryan Holmes is a Chilean music composer, researcher and producer.
Cass Fine Art: Lecture by Neil Griffiths
Thursday 16 April at 5.30pm
A lecture by the activist and fund-raiser Neil Griffiths of Arts Emergency
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.