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Expand your knowledge about biology

Well Lund doesn’t stop amusing me.. There’s going to be open door day in the biology department of Lund University. So basically you could come in and see and touch some weird stuff right here in the university. That is what so great about having a big university is that you can really immerse yourself into interdisciplinary learning Here’s a … Continue reading

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Vacation time

The one’s who work hard should also rest that way as well. That’s why I went to Barcelona for my holiday and spend a week in there. I have to say I was interested in the city before the trip but it has really blown me away when I came in. The quality and quantity of food and drinks is … Continue reading

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Growing mushrooms for my project

If you’d said that I would grow mushrooms for my thesis a year ago I would laugh and laugh. And now I’m spending my tuesday afternoon growing and stuffing mushroom mass into brick molds for my thesis project. In Lund architecture is very broad subject which alows you to choose your path and explore the field. Ok so I bought … Continue reading

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Old town in a middle of the field – Jackriborg

If you take a train to Malmä and look through the window on the right the first stop is going to be Hjärup. The strange square old town in what seams to be a field.  This place has puzzled me every time I took the train until day before yesterday I decided to step out and check it out for … Continue reading

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Mastering the collecting of data (for my thesis)

Hi, I’ve been travelling between Lund and Kaunas (my master thesis project is going to be there) so these months have been quite interesting. Despite masses amounts of travelling I also started incorporating site research methods that I learned in the Advanced Architecture Design studio last semester. I’ve been wondering around the place with little guidence, taking photos of the … Continue reading

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Architecture Thesis – what and how?

If you are reading this and your presentation is due next week, I really don’t think you should be reading this 🙂 Other then that the key to doing a good job is always about planing. Us architecture students know that very well indeed but sometimes it’s very hard to keep to your word and avoid procrastinating. Especially during your … Continue reading

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How to present your architecture master project?

There really is no correct answer to that. The best possible thing would be to attend the presentation of other students and learn by watching. And that you can do next week. The current batch of Architecture students are presenting their work next week from February 6 till February 9 The whole shebang will take place in the Full scale lab … Continue reading

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Skissernas museum is now open

Allright, architecture lovers, Skissernas museum is finally open and ready to greet us with open hands.  The place in the middle of Lund has been closed for a couple of years renovating and now it is finally open and with a new addition by swedish architecs Elding Oscarson it is a beutiful and educating place to visit. Museum houses some … Continue reading

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Where to get modelling stuff (architecture)

The finals are not that far away, so better start thinking about that shiny, new model of yours. If you are looking for building materials, balsa, metal, paper, kapa or anything alike – look no further. Here is a list of shops and what you can buy in them. I’m sorry but there are no specialty shops in Lund other … Continue reading

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Mid-Crit afternoon

It’s the middle of the semester and the Mid-critiques are reminding us what its like to be staying in the studio until the end of the day. So after all the work is done Lund offers a lot of ways to relax. First of all Fantasy movie festival: http://www.fff.se/en/ is currently blasting the best fantasy movies from this years repertoire. Underground jazz scene: http://undergroundlund.se/ you … Continue reading

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