Leighton Beach will become a design hub on Tuesday (May 5) when Architecture and Landscape Architecture students from The University of Western Australia build a variety of three-dimensional sand structures which will later be judged.
A canvas ‘painted' by people staging a bloody and theatrical fight; paintings that evoke nostalgia for a lost childhood at the beach; and a jumper knitted from video tape are some of the works on show in an exhibition opening soon at The University of Western Australia.
A number of UWA students studying Architecture and Landscape Architecture have recently had the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in the ‘real world'. Fourteen Landscape Architecture students returned from India recently after starting work on plans for the gardens around the newly completed Australian High Commission's Chancery building in New Delhi, whilst a number of first year Architecture students have also put their skills into practise in a way that was enjoyed by the wider community for the Kings Park Festival.
Bush Gazebos inspired by the tale of Alice in Wonderland and designed by The University of Western Australia's architecture students promise to create another dimension at this year's Kings Park Wildflower Festival.
At certain times of the week, visitors to a novel exhibition at The University of Western Australia's Cullity Gallery in the School of Architecture and Fine Arts would be excused for thinking they are witnessing art theft in action.
Leighton Beach will become a design studio for 180 first year architecture and landscape students from The University of Western Australia when they form teams to test their skills in building unusual ‘sandcastles'.