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First Year Civil Engineering students design and prototype creative structures for locations around our campus
Group Members
First Year Civil Engineering Students
Alastair McDonald, Carl Leroy-Smith, Dr Mehdi Kashani
The first-year civil engineering design project, Prototype, introduces design as a rigorous iterative process and requires the application of a range of core design skills. Students work in small groups to design and manufacture a prototype structure for a given site on campus. The structures respond to an action word (Ascend, Descend, Traverse). They should be simple to install and take down, they must not damage the site, and they should demonstrate an innovative response realised through a documented design process.

Final prototypes are presented to an invited audience of peers, academic staff, and industry representatives. Awards are given for the best overall design and for the highest quality design drawings.

First Year Civil Engineering Design Project Award
First Year Civil Engineering Design Drawing Award
Group 18
Robert Davis
Feargus Neave
Benjamin Phillips

First Year Civil Engineering
Design For Manufacture Award
Group 20
Wassim Ezzeddine
Artemis Georgiou
Cheuk Man Ng

Below: Further prototype structures