The Cass news archive: January 2016
All news from The Cass during January 2016
Architect of the Year Awards
Cass Architecture studio leaders shortlisted for prestigious Building Design prize in four categories.
Cass Hothouse Talks - Joe Cruz
The Hothouse talks showcase industry professionals from across design and illustration.
The Old Kent Road is changing…
Cass Cities students explore how imminent redevelopment on the Old Kent Road shouldn’t come at the expense of local economic life through months of research and analysis.
Springtime for Henry (and Barbara)
26-27 January 2016
Mel Brimfield collaborates on fictitious musical about British sculptors Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth.
London Independent Photography: Street Talk
The Cass students get free entry to LIP's newly launched lecture programme. Kicking off with "Street Talk", a talk on street photography.
Cass makes top 100 schools
The Cass is included in the new edition of 'Europe’s Top 100 Schools of Architecture and Design' published by DOMUS Magazine.
Nollywood or bust!
Cass Film alumna Destiny Ekaragha's feature Gone Too Far in Top 10 Nigerian Box Office.
A good yield at The Cass
Cass students in the Harvest studio presented ideas to Sheridan Coakley for ranges of furniture and products for the Sheridan Coakley Showroom.
TV Pilot "Wok"
BA Film and Broadcast Production alumnus Chris Chung has directed and co-produced a new TV pilot called “Wok”.
Janette Parris, an acclaimed artist who teaches on the BA Fine Art course at The Cass creates new work for Peckham Platform.
Artists / Cass Fine Art tutors Pil and Gallia Kollectiv are participating in a variety of performances, screenings and exhibitions over the next month.
Tandemize is back!
In 2016, ten fellowships were awarded to five "year-out" graduates from The Cass, London Metropolitan University and five students from The University of Moratuwa in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Lewis Bush and Andy Lawson
19 January 2016, 1- 2pm
'In Conversation' event as part of photographic exhibition exploring the effect of booming value of corporate property in London.
The Book Art Project
Exhibition curated by Cass alumna will raise funds for Medecins Sans Frontieres.
Making: A Return
Exhibition of project uniting architecture students with the skilled makers of The Cass.
It is probably better to start from zero #2.1 Juan Crespo
IT IS PROBABLY BETTER TO START FROM ZERO is a long term curatorial and artistic project taking place in the Window Space, at The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design.
Living with wood: Gleb Sobolev
Thursday, 14 January, 6.30pm
Guest lecture by Gleb Sobolev, discussing the traditional timber architecture of Russia.
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.