“Due to do my undeniably busy schedule, i haven’t had the time to compile, edit and upload weeks of my studio assignments. However, i will try to get it done hopefully by the end of this week. InsyaAllah.”
Project 6 Analysis Of HBP Spaces (Composition)
Project 5 The Mask (Speculative)
Project 4B Blueprint (Praline)
Project 4A Sculpture (Multiview)
Side Note: Since the instructions given for this project does not specify the theme ‘sustainability’ to be nature related, I decided to widen my options and do something totally different than others.
Terrorism Is Not Jihad - Sustainability Of Religion Through Generations
Jihad has been widely misinterpreted especially by the non Muslims as the ‘holy war’. The word ‘jihad’ has been abused and exploited by Muslim extremist to justify politically motivated acts of violence.The true meaning of ‘Jihad’ is an internal struggle to maintain faith and the struggle to improve the Muslim society. However, terrorism against the innocent civilians through aggression or suicidal means is under no circumstances. Islam is not a violent religion as some of its followers had demonstrated. Our Prophet once said that, the greatest Jihad is that against a man’s own will.
Every layer has 41 geometrical shape pieces to represent the number of times ‘Jihad’ is mentioned in the Holy Quran. The color red and pink represents the bloodshed of innocent civilians during the act of terrorism.
Project 3A Black Box (Pictorial) & Project 3B The Cube (Perspective)
Media Medium: A3 Cartridge Paper and Mounting Board, Colored Sugar Paper, Color Pencils.
Project 2B Natural Structure ( Space & Depth)
This designated pattern is inspired by a Lotus flower. In some religion, Lotus flower is said to symbolize the purity of the heart and mind. Various shapes were chosen to produce this design such as octagon, triangle, diamond etc.
I created this design by manipulating the visual clues to give an impression of the natural structure chosen for this particular design. I first measure and construct grid lines to simplify the process of drawing geometrical shapes. I then colored it with primary colors such as red and blue with different tones to give it a nicer effect.
Media Medium: A3 Cartridge Paper & Mounting Board, 2H Pencil, Color Pencils
Project 2A Man-Made Structure (Form & Structure)
What is a man-made structure? A man made structure by definition means something that is produced, made or formed by humans. It is not produced naturally and it is not a result from natural processes.
For this task, I chose to sketch a part of the Housing, Building and Planning School (HBP) that I happen to find most appealing which is the Administration building and also the Lecturers’ Office. I sketched these buildings from the lower ground of the car park because I wanted and eye level view of the buildings. I find the administration building admirable because of the way it is designed that makes it resemble a drum. It is also where the offices are thus, it is the center and heart of HBP.
As for the Lecturers’ Office, I was fascinated by the traditional looking roof top. It does not just serve its function as a roof but also shows the aesthetic value of the building. The creative manipulation of these two buildings gives it a pleasant, relaxing and homey ambiance.
I completed the sketch by using varying rendering techniques such hatching, cross-hatching and scribbling to make it look more defined.
Media medium: A3 Cartridge Paper, 2H & 2H Pencils.
Project 1B Me, Myself & I
Upon graduating from high school, I was always unclear and indecisive about choosing my future career. Having two elder siblings enduring in professional degree, medicine and law, my options is predetermined and limited. It first struck me that I want to continue my studies in architecture when my father took my siblings and I on a family vacation in Rome, Italy. While visiting the Roman Ruins, I was amazed and in awe by how marvelous those buildings were constructed and how tons of rocks was lifted from the ground to form an intriguing structure. Since then, I knew man have the capability to design and build ideas that was previously impossible. That day, I also knew that I wanted to be an Architect.
“The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you. Nevertheless, dream itself is never enough unless you start to wake up and chase it.” Those words never fails to remind me of why I’m here today. Those words came from my father and mother, whom i owe most of my achievements to.
Looking at myself in the mirror now, I’m glad that I’m a step closer towards achieving my dream as an Architect. I hope to grow and mature from this delightful experience and that one day I would move people and touch their senses with my beautiful designs.
Medium: 2H & 2B Pencils
Rendering Method: Cross Hatching
Project 1A My Link (Line & Shape)
When I think of a logo, I immediately think of simplicity with limited colour combination. Thus, that is how my logo is designed.
The silhouette of the building is actually a simplified version of the building I drew during the interview upon entering University Science of Malaysia. I decided to incorporate it into my logo to remind me of why I am here.
The figure of a lady represents my passion for fashion. I choose to colour it red and orange because red represents bold and loud, while orange represents confidence and determination parallel to my personality.
To further personalize my logo, I added the initial ‘D’ of my name Darweena to head the body of the lady.
Medium: 2H & 2B Pencils, Colour Pencils.