Category Archives: value and society

On ‘digital draughtsmanship’

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‘Reality capture’ is only the begining. I’m untangling some drawings derived from laser scans and the lack of clear notes of architectural form and detail compromises the work. Once again I’m forced to reflect on the powerful measurement technologies at … Continue reading

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So, what to do with that old GoPro?…

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 As a piece of product design the GoPro is a winner, a high quality light-weight device with ruggedised casing and super wide lens- the perfect action cam. Before the GoPro getting first person viewpoint video of surfing, snowboarding, parachuting, scuba … Continue reading

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Ortlieb panniers: shake rattle and roll

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If you ride a bike sooner or later you will find carrying everything with you on your back is a poor compromise, getting your gear on the bike and off your sweating body is the only way to go. The … Continue reading

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New lamps for old.

I’m not sure how old the retired lamp was but it’s been our friend since we moved here some 16 years past. The new lamp is brighter and draws less power. Got bored waiting for the old column to be … Continue reading

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Your 2016 KAP calendar

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My print run didn’t go as far as I’d hoped this year- the calendars proved too popular. As far as I know they adorn the walls of farm houses, offices and kitchens from Athens to Ottawa. For those who need … Continue reading

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ArchDoc 2015

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The Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (RLICC) at Leuven University, Belgium offers a masters in conservation and this includes documentation techniques. Almost uniquely RLICC offers practical as well as theoretical teaching in applied metric survey for architectural conservation. Archdoc … Continue reading

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership: KAP event

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This is the first of a series of kite photography events planned as part of the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership (OWLP). The duration is approximately 2 hours. The workshop is limited to 10 persons and up to 5 kites will … Continue reading

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Speed the plough

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The last tractor ploughing at the Prickwillow Ploughing Festival 2015…this is GPS guided work, perfect parallel. When freshly ploughed the sandy clays of the ancient river beds shine through the black fen:I almost gave up on this, the forecast was … Continue reading

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A theme has emerged, ‘always be Knolling’ seems to have morphed into ..stripes… B

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Progress of flight 1910

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A  fragment from the Flight Magazine October 1910: I’d love to know what sky hook Gamage’s supplied for the scientific flight at Wimbledon. They were exporting kites by Brookite, Skylark and ‘Finbat’ War kites (a keeled diamond with slit vents..nothing … Continue reading

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