Alex Holding
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Alex Holding

ArchitectLondon, United Kingdom
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Alex Holding
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Alex Holding

ArchitectLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Glasgow School of Art, Architecture graduate - passionate about architectural discourse and the changing role of the architect, with a particular focus on cities in the global south and the problems they face. With a keen interest in multi-disciplinary architecture - I am always excited to meet new individuals from different academic fields, to engage and collaborate on fresh approaches to the problems of architecture, and to create outputs that go beyond the plan and section, or chapter and verse.
Projects
  • Music Therapy Facility - Balloch, Scotland
    Music Therapy Facility - Balloch, ScotlandThe site is the inevitable culmination of a protracted journey, one that is negotiated all the way along the River Leven right up until it finally spills out at Loch Lomond - our jumping off point. The project aims to celebrate this dramatic finale and to introduce a threshold between what has been and what is to come. All that comes before is suburban, and all that comes after is rugged and unfamiliar - the building simply provides the gateway. Drawing from extensive research into the therapeu
  • Public Library Renovation - Bo'ness Scotland
    Public Library Renovation - Bo'ness ScotlandThe success of this project was contingent on its ability to juggle and coordinate pre existing, and deeply ingrained, social habits and convention in the public realm. An injection of conviviality and social vivacity was of utmost importance, but not at the expense of the precarious and complex social structures already discernible at a town level. The true task of this brief was to negotiate the responsibility of public architecture in the public realm, and to walk the line between helpful aug
Work history
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    Architectural AssistantPurcell
     - Colchester, United KingdomInternship
    Architectural Internship at firm specialising in masterplanning and architectural heritage consultation.
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    Architectural AssistantStanley Bragg Architects Ltd
     - Colchester, United KingdomInternship
    Architectural Assistant Internship
Skills
  • Adobe
  • Editing Copy
  • Autocad
  • Sketchup
  • Rendering
  • V-ray
  • Editorial Design
  • Architectural Design
  • 3D Modeling
  • Architectural Drafting
Education
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    BArch (Bachelor of Architecture) ARB/RIBA Part IThe Glasgow School of Art
     - Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Part 1 RIBA attained at The Glasgow School of Art (Mackintosh School of Architecture)
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    Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignOxford Brookes University
     - Oxford, United Kingdom
    Foundation Year in Fine Art - exploring a diverse range of topics within Art & Design (textiles, art history, painting, sculpture and illustration).