AA Design + Make Masters study at the Architectural Association Hooke Park

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The AA is now accepting applications for the September 2017 intake to MArch and MSc Design + Make. Details of the application procedure are…

Live project: Woodchip Barn

Live project: Woodchip Barn

Design + Make’s project for 2015 was a robotically fabricated Wood Chip Barn. The structure provides long-term storage for wood chip to fuel the…

2014 Core Studio projects

2014 Core Studio projects

Two new first-term Core Studio projects have been completed at Hooke Park. One is an inhabitable tetrahedron that is suspended above an ancient mound in the woodland…

Live Project: Biomass Boiler House

Live Project: Biomass Boiler House

Design + Make’s 2014 project was a boiler house for Hooke Park’s new biomass-fuelled district heating system.  The building is constructed from stacked naturally-curved logs that have been 3d-scanned in the Hooke Park woodland.

VIDEO: Design + Make Headquarters, Hooke Park
VIDEO: Design + Make Headquarters, Hooke Park
Apply now
Apply now

The AA is now accepting applications for the September 2017 intake to MArch and MSc Design + Make. Details of the application procedure are…

Live project: Woodchip Barn
Live project: Woodchip Barn

Design + Make’s project for 2015 was a robotically fabricated Wood Chip Barn. The structure provides long-term storage for wood chip to fuel the…

2014 Core Studio projects
2014 Core Studio projects

Two new first-term Core Studio projects have been completed at Hooke Park. One is an inhabitable tetrahedron that is suspended above an ancient mound in the woodland…

Live Project: Biomass Boiler House
Live Project: Biomass Boiler House

Design + Make’s 2014 project was a boiler house for Hooke Park’s new biomass-fuelled district heating system.  The building is constructed from stacked naturally-curved logs that have been 3d-scanned in the Hooke Park woodland.

Hooke Park website
Hooke Park website

The new Hooke Park website is live, with details of the facilities, projects and estate…

Project: Timber Seasoning Shelter
Project: Timber Seasoning Shelter

The Timber Seasoning Shelter is a 150sqm canopy that will be used to shelter the stacked drying of Hooke Park sourced timber for future projects. The student designed and built project has been used as a vehicle to test the innovative use of steam-bent timber elements in a reciprocal grid structure…

Hooke Park Facilities
Hooke Park Facilities

Hooke Park is a 350-acre working forest owned by the Architectural Association and located in the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Designated as Ancient Woodland…

Project: Big Shed 2010-12
Project: Big Shed 2010-12

The Big Shed is D+M students’ first building. It was designed in 2011 by the first intake working with students of AA Diploma Unit 19. The building is a 500m2 assembly workshop that accommodates fabrication, assembly and prototyping activities at Hooke Park…