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Showcase 2022 Student Spotlight: Jamie Fleet

Student Spotlight featuring BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology student, Jamie Fleet and his project, Derwent Contemporary.

Derwent Contemporary by Jamie Fleet

BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology

The Derwent Contemporary is a multi-purpose art facility, located on the north side of Derby City centre; which accommodates large gallery spaces and educational studio spaces for teaching and the restoration of art. The educational part of the building is to allow for the promotion of promising and upcoming artists, whilst the gallery spaces are to spread inspiration promotion of contemporary art.

The project is aiming toward a low carbon initiative and a BREEAM Excellent certificate. The scheme is also looking to enhance the surrounding area and help regenerate the north side of Derby.

Jamie Fleet, creator, said: “I have found this project challenging because of its unfamiliarity; research and extensive learning has made it easier and enjoyable.”

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