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Rachel Kettle

10/12/1988 Tel: 07743442126 Address: 16 Loring Road, London, N20 0UH Email: First Class BA (Hons) - Interior Architecture and Design


About Me:

Architectural design and historical buildings have always excited me. This appetite for old architecture and wanting to re-animate existing buildings, provoked me to take an Interior Architecture course. The last three years have increased my knowledge of the importance of protecting, reusing and embracing the architectural past but also has given me an understanding of implementing our own contemporary design from the present. Being interested in sports and competitive swimming has always compelled me to look forwards and decide what hurdle to tackle next. I have applied this to my education and have also used this determination in activities such as trekking in Nepal and up to Machu Picchu. All these first hand experiences constantly inspire me. I hope to continue applying my knowledge of these experiences in future projects and employment.

Qualifications: 2008-2011

- First Class Honours Degree - Interior Architecture and Design // Leeds Metropolitan University.


- Art & Design Foundation Diploma Level 4 // University Of The Arts London // Completed with a Merit


2005-2007 -Mill Hill County Sixth Form / 4 AS-Levels / 3 A-Levels, Art & Design (Grade A), Design (Grade A), Media (Grade A) 2000-2005

-Mill Hill County High School / 10 GCSE’s Grades A-C

Employment / Work Experience:

August 2008 - September Films // London // Backstage runner- BBC TV Programme Richard Hammonds Blast Lab July 2006

-September Films // London // Work Experience

July 2004

-Elmscott Advertising // London // Work Experience

* Have been employed as a Swimming teacher since 2004


Skills & Experience:

Drawing - Fast accurate sketching Research - Writing and graphically creating a comprehensive design report Modelling -Good modelling skills from quick conceptual model, developmental models and final presentation models


Software -Adobe Photoshop and InDesign -City and Guilds Level One Auto CAD Communication- Good verbal presentation skills - Good team skills Punctual and Reliable

Responsibilities & Achievements:

Duke Of Edinburgh // Bronze and Silver Award-


Exhibited at FreeRange // Truman Brewery // London

Past Projects:

01_ Home Of The Child Migrants: Section showing the journey through the Reuniting Families space.

Final Major Project // Reuniting . Restoring . Reclaiming // Home Of The Child Migrants

02_ Home Of The Child Migrants: First conceptual visual

This design saw the re-modelling and re-animation of the old 1980’s Pilotage building in Liverpool to become a new and exciting museum, archive and reunion space for those 130,000 British child migrants who were sent across the world, alone without the knowledge of their parents. The Pilotage building sits on the edge of the River Mersey, Liverpool, one of the major ports for the departure of child migrants. Therefore there is a great significance in making this a place where child migrants should be welcomed home. ‘We need to be welcomed back to our homeland’ which is a quote from Sandra Ankor a child migrants who was sent to Australia when she was just three years old. For many of the child migrants like Sandra Ankor this space will give the child migrants and opportunity to reunite with their families, tell their stories and understand their history. The Pilotage building will become the home of the child migrants. Providing them and their families with facilities that will help restore what they feel they have lost. This will be through three key spaces: REUNITING families RESTORING dignity RECLAIMING identity As the former child migrants have been written out of our nations and their families history there is a need for restoration. Combining the use of The Child Migrants Trust, Exhibitions and key learning areas the former child migrants will have their place in history within this unique space that gives the public an insight into an unforgettable time in history that we all should be aware of.

03_ Home Of The Child Migrants Visual: Part of the exhibition in the Restoring Dignity space 04_ Design Report 05_ Design Report: Subject research 06_ Home Of The Child Migrants final model: Looking over the whole site

Comprehensive Design Report // Reuniting . Restoring . Reclaiming // Home Of The Child Migrants To assist the design process, research and analysis of various aspects of the Home Of The Child Migration project were undertaken. Headings included, ‘Site Analysis’, ‘Case Studies’ and the history of child migration. This research was vital to understanding every major and minor detail of the site, building, brief and design.





Gayle Appleyard Third Year Lecturer Leeds Metropolitan University Broadcasting Place, Leeds, LS2 9EN. Tel +44(0)1132832600

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Curriculum Vitae  

All about me and what I have achieved so far

Curriculum Vitae  

All about me and what I have achieved so far