Summer Build 2013Design Build Construction at Hooke Park
Monday 22 July – Friday 20 September 2013
The Architectural Association’s building programme at Hooke Park, its woodland site in Dorset, continues in summer 2013, with the construction of the a new student accommodation lodge and a timber seasoning shelter.
Applicants are invited to join the teams constructing these buildings, to work alongside students of AA Design & Make and professional builders during the academic summer break.
This residential programme is open to architecture and engineering students and young professionals, and those from other backgrounds, who seek hands-on experience of timber fabrication and residential construction in a rural environment. SummerBuild 2013 follows 2011′s construction of the ‘Big Shed’ assembly workshop and 2012′s student lodge and caretaker’s house.
Induction session: 22 & 23 July 2013 (Health & Safety and skills introduction – all participants are required to attend)
Phase 1: 22 July to 10 August 2013
Phase 2: 27 August to 20 September 2013
Participants must attend the Induction Session and then, provided they are judged competent, may join for Phase 1, Phase 2, or both. Participation is on a volunteer-intern basis. Participants will be accommodated (Mon-Fri) for free at or near Hooke Park with lunches provided, but all other costs (inc travel and food) are at the participant’s expense. On-site participation will be Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm.