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Jessop West

Posted by
Katherine (Bristol, United Kingdom) on 7 March 2010 in Architecture and Portfolio.

On a recent visit to the University of Sheffield, I was briefly shown this building on a campus tour, and managed to go back to take some pictures. The building is really new and houses some of the arts faculty (hence why it didn't form a large part of my visit!)

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I'm keen to learn and improve so any guidance is appreciated.

drphoto from Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Mmmmmmm! love this.

Now added to my list of places to visit!


7 Mar 2010 5:28am

@drphoto: Thanks, Dan! The outside's quite interesting too - it has panels of coloured cladding with gradual tone changes around the building.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Wonderful free flow of lines . . is this a stairway or ramp ? . . or 'just' art ? Either way, someone had fum dreaming it up !

7 Mar 2010 11:28am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks, Ronnie! It's neither a staircase nor a ramp, each floor is distinct and has a hole in it (or 3 small ones in the 1st floor) that is an irregular shape and positioned to give this effect when looking down or up. It would have been the architect's idea; I haven't learnt how to design slabs with holes in yet so I'm not sure how much more awkward it was for the structural engineer!

theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Very good composition and framing, splendid!

7 Mar 2010 12:17pm

@theys: Thanks, Theys!

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

interesting :)

7 Mar 2010 5:11pm

arash from tehran, Iran

architectural view...it is great...

11 Mar 2010 9:57pm

Mike Gallant from Canada


29 Apr 2010 11:31pm

OLYMPUS FE280,X820,C520
1/2 second
ISO 50
7 mm