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BA (Hons) Architecture

Irina Adam

In my final year project I designed a building ensemble that is equipped to adapt to a drastic drop in temperature and an excess of waste in the community. By equivalating it with an animal that needs to survive in a cold environment, I was able to explore its adaptive possibilities.

Irina Adam - Clothed Castlefield - Visualisations of the building before and after the exterior insulation is installed.

Clothed Castlefield - Visualisations of the building before and after the exterior insulation is installed.

Irina Adam - Interior views of the greenhouse that grows cotton for the fashion workshop.

Interior views of the greenhouse that grows cotton for the fashion workshop.

Irina Adam - Interior views of the fashion workshop, where clothes are made from recycled waste and from the cotton grown in the greenhouse and processed at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Interior views of the fashion workshop, where clothes are made from recycled waste and from the cotton grown in the greenhouse and processed at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Irina Adam - Ground level view of the lift shaft that houses a water reservoir at the top.

Ground level view of the lift shaft that houses a water reservoir at the top.

Irina Adam - Clothed Castlefield - Visualisations of the building before and after the exterior insulation is installed.
Irina Adam - Interior views of the greenhouse that grows cotton for the fashion workshop.
Irina Adam - Interior views of the fashion workshop, where clothes are made from recycled waste and from the cotton grown in the greenhouse and processed at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Irina Adam - Ground level view of the lift shaft that houses a water reservoir at the top.

Tags: Adaptive, Climate Change, Environmental Design, Exterior Insulation, Passive Design

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