Physical models

Harry Graves

The aim of this project was to revitalise Finstown, a small town within Orkney which had lost its community spirirt and drive. The lack of work within the small town was identified as a main reason the community had become…
Perspective section

Andrew Rough

A series of ideas which challenge the way we currently live. With the cost of living continuing to rise, we need to think about how we could live differently. This project aimed to explore a series of ways in which…
Architectural drawing

Craig Laird

In the past years, the students of unit 2 have undertaken the development of a master plan for the small Orkney village of Finstown. In stage 5, the unit developed an overall masterplan of the village, promoting the idea of…
Architectural drawing

Kamila Pluta

Pomona Inn is an early 19th century, stone wall farmhouse – currently performing poorly at EPC rating G. Throughout the design module, the bar took place in the new extension of Pomona. Leaving the existing structure as just bar lounges.…
Architectural visual

Craig Brown

Situated at the heart of the Finstown masterplan development sits the academic library and associated rare bookstore. It is a place of research, reflection and analysis of horticultural texts. It is a refuge from the outside world. A place where…
Architectural plan

Kit Habiby

The aim of the project is to transform the Orcadian village of Finstown into a rich landscape inspired by tales of the fantastical realm of Hyperborea, a land of eternal spring beyond the north Winds. We will achieve this through…
Physical models

Louise Main

The textile weaving mill is a production space set within the Finstown masterplan that connects and encompasses community, agricultural and plants. These elements underpin the Finstown masterplan. The weaving mill building can be classified into 3 zones: preparation, production space,…
Architectural visual

Liam Carlton

Unit 2 is aiming to transform Finstown, a small town resting on the shores of the Bay Firth, into an agricultural hub, a hyperborean landscape, Pomona. Given the abundance of archaeological finds throughout Orkney, research and excavations are ongoing throughout…