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  • 1. BA(HONS) ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIOE: Jess.A.Beresford@gmail.comT: 07791517582JESS BERESFORD DESIGN
  • 2. THE AREA FOR THE MASTERPLAN DEVELOPMENT RUNS ALONGSIDE THE RIVER TRENT IN NEWARK, LINCOLNSHIRE.SURORUNDED BY RESIDENTIAL HOUSING THE SITE ISSUPPRISINGLY UNDER-USED WITH VERY FEW FACILITIES.WORKING AS A GROUP, THE AREA WAS DIVIDED INTOTHREE QUARTERS, THE CULTURAL QUARTER, FOOD ANDLEISURE QUARTER, AND THE ACTIVITY QUARTER. THISWAS TO MAXIMISE FULL USE OF THE SITE. SMALL,PROPOSED STRUCTURES WERE ARRANGED ACCORDING TOTHEIR FACILITY WITHIN THE QUARTERS.YR/2 NEWARK MASTERPLANSUSTAINABLE DESIGN PROJECT
  • 3. THE DISTORTION AND FRAGMENTATION OF MEMORY OVERTIME WAS THE MAIN CONCEPT THAT WAS PUSHED THROUGHTHIS PROJECT. DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTIGATIONTHROUGH CONCEPTUAL MODELS AND DRAWINGS HELPEDTO TRANSLATE THE INITIAL CONCEPTS INTO THEARCHITECTURAL LANGUAGE OF THE FINAL DESIGN.YR/2 NATURAL BURIAL GROUNDWITH CHAPEL OF REMEMBRANCE
  • 4. THE COLAGED POEM SHOWSTHE PROCESSIONAL ROUTEOF THE FUNERAL SERVICEFROM THE MAIN ACCESS ROADINTO THE FOREST AND OUTTO THE BURIAL FIELD.VGROUND FLOOR PLAN1-ENTRANCE2-LIGHT SLITS3-CHAPEL4-CHAMBERS OF REMEMBRANCEMEZZANINE FLOOR PLAN4-CHAMBERS OF REMEMBRANCE6-BALCONY7-FOYER8-STAFFBASEMENT FLOOR PLAN4-CHAMBERS OF REMEMBRANCE7-FOYER9-STORAGE
  • 5. THE WEST ELEVATION SHOWSTHE PRECESSION OF THEFUNERAL, DOWN THE RAMP INTOTHE ENTRANCE. THROUGH THEUNDERGROUND COMMUNAL SPACE,UP INTO THE CHAPEL WITH THEEXIT FOR THE FUNERAL ONGROUND LEVEL.THE UNDERGROUND SPACE ALSOLEADS TO THE CHAMBERS OFREFLECTION WHICH CAN THEN BEEXITED ON GROUND LEVEL.THE PROCESSION CONTINUESAWAY FROM THE BUILDINGTOWARDS THE FIELD WHERE THEBURIAL TAKES PLACE.
  • 6. INTERNAL VISUALISATIONSOF THE CHAPEL ENTRANCE,GATHERING FOYER ANDREMEMBRANCE SPACES WITHMEMORY BOX WALLS.EXTERNAL VISUALISATIONSFROM A PHYSICAL MODELSHOWING THE RELATIONSHIPBETWEEN MATERIALITY ANDSCALE.
  • 7. THE HOLDERNESS COAST IS ONE OF THE FASTEST ERODINGCOASTLINES IN EUROPE. CLIMATE CHANGE, RISING SEALEVELS AND THE REPETITIVE RHYTHM OF THE TIDE AREBATTERING THE SOFT SEDIMENT OF THE GLACIAL CLIFFS.WITH A RETREAT OF AROUND 2M PER YEAR, HOUSES ANDARABLE LAND ARE FALLING INTO THE SEA AT VISIBLERATES RESULTING IN WHOLE VILLAGES BEING LOST ANDULTIMATELY FORGOTTEN BENEATH THE NORTH SEA.STRETCHING FROM THE MORE RESILIENT HEADLAND ANDSELECTED SITE OF FLAMBOROUGH HEAD, TO THE SPIT OFSPURN POINT, THE HOLDERNESS LANDSCAPE PROVIDES ADRAMATIC REMINDER OF THE FORCES OF NATURE AND THEFRAGILE IMPERMANENCE OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT.WITH ROADS DISAPPEARING OFF THE CLIFF EDGE ANDREMNANTS OF LOST VILLAGES SCATTERING THE SHORE,THE COAST IS INTRIGUING TO THOSE THAT VISIT.PHOTOGRAPHING THE OBSCURE EDGE CONDITIONS,THE PUBLIC UNINTENTIONALLY FACILITATE THEDOCUMENTATION OF THIS DISINTEGRATING TERRITORY.COUPLED WITH GEOLOGICAL RESEARCHERS THEY VISUALLYRECORD THE RETREATING CLIFF EDGE TO BE UPLOADED,EXHIBITED AND ARCHIVED WITHIN THE PUBLIC PROPOSALAT FLAMBOROUGH.DRAWING FROM THE PASSIVE INFLUENCE PHOTOGRAPHSHAVE ON OUR MEMORIES OF PLACE AND THEIR EXPRESSIONOF OUR DESIRE TO HOLD ONTO SOMETHING, THE BUILDINGBECOMES THE COLLECTION AND DISSEMINATION OF THEVISUAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE RETREATING HOLDERNESS.WITH REFERENCE TO MONOLITHIC RELICS, OVERLAPPINGGEOLOGICAL PLANES AND THE ONE DIRECTIONALLINEARITY OF EROSION, THE DESIGN AIMS TO CHALLENGEOUR PERCEPTION OF WHAT IS DEEMED FAMILIAR ANDPERMANENT.FOR THE REMAINING SMALL VILLAGES THAT OCCUPY THESACRIFICIAL COAST THERE WILL IN TIME, BECOME ONLYONE OPTION, TO RETREAT. ULTIMATELY, THE AIM ISNOT TO PRESERVE PHYSICALLY BUT RATHER TO PRESERVEVISUALLY.YR/3 DESIGN PROJECT
  • 8. MAPS SHOWING AREAS OF THEUK AT RISK FROM RISE INSEA LEVELS, THOSE SUBJECTTO RAPID COASTAL EROSIONAND THE EAST YOTKSHIREGEOLOGY.
  • 9. ANALYSIS OF FLAMBOROUGH HEAD AND NORTH LANDING SITE CONTEXT
  • 10. UNCOVERING THE HIDDEN/LOST MEMORIES OF THE LOST VILLAGES OF THE RETREATING HOLDERNESS COAST METHODS IN WHICH MEMORIES ARE PASSED DOWN THROUGH GENERATIONS OF COMMUNITY REMNANTS OF THE RETREATING COAST SCATTER THE BEACHES OF THE HOLDERNESS AND FORM THEARCHITECTURAL LANGUAGE OF THE PROPOSAL
  • 11. PHOTOGRAPHY ISINVESTIGATED AS THEPRODUCT OF HOW WECHOOSE TO REMEMBERSPECIFIC MOMENTS INHISTORY AND HOW THESEPRODUCTS GO ON TOTRIGGER MEMORIES.THE POST CARD ISANALYSED AS ANIMPORTANT METHOD IN THEVISUAL DISSIMINATION OFKNOWLEDGE OF PLACE.
  • 12. CONCEPTUAL PHYSICAL MODELS AND HAND DRAWINGS INVESTIGATINGTHE FRAGMENTED FORM OF EROSION AND THE GEOLOGY OFFLAMBOROUGH CLIFFS. TOGETHER THESE CONCEPTS FORM THE BASISOF THE 2-D AND 3-D DESIGN APPROACH.
  • 13. INLAND APPROACH
  • 14. NORTH ELEVATION1:200VIEW OUT ACROSS NORTH LANDING BAYTOWARDS THE NORTH SEA
  • 15. BALCONY OVERLOOKING THE ARCHIVEROOFTOP WALKWAYISOMETRIC OFSCHEME SHOWINGFRAGMENTED,MONOLITHIC BLOCKFORMATION ANDRELATIONSHIPBETWEEN THEVARYING LEVELS.VIEW OF PROPOSED SCHEME FROM THE BEACH
  • 16. PITCHED ROOF DETAIL WITHGUTER AND ROOF LIGHT.REINFORCED CONCRETESTRUCTURETHERMAL INSULATIONEPDMSTAINLESS STEEL ELEVATEDMOUNTINGPRE-CAST CONCRETECLADDINGGLASS ROOF CONNECTIONBETWEEN BLOCKS WITHGUTERING DETAIL.METAL PLATE IN WALLCREATES A HIDDENCONNECTION BETWEENGLASS BEAM ANDCONCRETE LEDGE.
  • 17. SECTION BB1:100PHYSICAL MODEL OF FINAL BUILDING PROPOSAL
  • 18. FINAL EXHIBITION PIN UP
  • 19. 2008-2011MIXED MEDIA HAND DRAWINGS