It was around this time of year, 2 years ago, that I was weighing up my options for university. I asked my family, teachers and friends for advice on courses, location, student life, accommodation etc. I had a realistic look at the grade requirements and made my selections with a backup plan. I prepared my application through UCAS which included my predicted grades and my personal statement. As I was applying to study architecture, the universities required me to send in an online portfolio to show my creative ability.Read More
BA (Hons) Architecture
On the 10th of October, my housemates and I noticed that clear skies were forecast and there was a great opportunity to test my new camera on the starry night sky. It’s an Olympus OMD EM-10 Mark II that came with two Lenses, a 40-150mm zoom lens and a 14-42mm pancake lens. I was really excited to see the quality of photos I could get with it.Read More
With Halloween just around the corner, the last thing I wanted to miss out on was my house’s pumpkin carvings. Thankfully, as I had a submission deadline coming up, my housemates bought me a miniature pumpkin to carve during my mini break from work.Read More
My name is Marcus and I am a second-year student, studying Architecture at the University of Plymouth. The aim of my blog is to explore different topics of a student’s everyday life while dipping in and out of various architectural topics.
My family moved to China when I was 4 years old. This exposed me to a wide range of beautiful Chinese architecture at a very young age. I still have the medal that I got while walking the Great Wall of China and countless photos of me standing in front of mesmerising temples. Even though I was so young, this short period of my life provided me with so many memories.Read More