The Accountants office

26.03.2018 For the first project of this semester, I worked on the creation of offices for an accountants firm in part of the Melbourne building, in CIT. I chose this time to create a functional space, using oblique partitions in some areas to create dynamism. In addition, one challenge was lighting, as windows were only … Continue reading The Accountants office

Detailing exercise : office toilets

12.12.2017 In order to work on my detailing skills, I redesigned the female toilets in the Architecture Factory of the CIT, and produced a set of drawings similar to those used for tender. I also chose materials and specifications adapted to my project. I did a lot of research to find the material and equipment … Continue reading Detailing exercise : office toilets

Specsavers, an opticians office

07.12.2017 For the last project of the semester, I worked on redesigning the Specsavers optician shop in the Wilton shopping centre, in Cork. In order to increase the complexity of the project, I had an extra floor to work with, and had to fit more spaces than the existing shop had. I got the opportunity … Continue reading Specsavers, an opticians office

Lighting calculations with Dialux

27.11.2017 Knowing how many lights are needed and how many lux a space requires is essential for a space to be user-friendly and comfortable to use. A software I just discovered, DiaLux, allows me to calculate if my lighting is adequate by drawing up the building, changing the materials in order to take their characteristics … Continue reading Lighting calculations with Dialux

Light rendering software : Shaderlight and Lumion

24.11.2017 In order to continue my work on lighting, I also discovered and practiced two rendering softwares, which I enjoy very much. The first one, Shaderlight, works as an add-on to SketchUp : I can put different kinds of lights and modify the materials in order to make them more or less reflective... so that … Continue reading Light rendering software : Shaderlight and Lumion