Hot workshops

Hot workshops

MADA has range of specialised workshops and studios that have a connection to timeless processes, many of these have heat at their core, informing and transforming metals, glass, wax, clay and other plastic materials.

Glass

Risk: High/Very High
Location: Building B Level 7:  Rooms B7.18
Hours: Supervised access will be available subject to timetable and availability.

Glas

Boasting one of the only University Hot Glass Workshops in the country. Our Facilities are a step above. Located on the rooftop seven floors up. Students blow and cast glass with a view of the city.

To access the glass workshop:

Students and staff are required to attend an induction to familiarize themselves with operational procedures, workshop rules and to be trained in the entry level processes and equipment. Please follow the link below to book a consultation.

Please note: some of the processes and equipment in the workshop require specialist knowledge and students must be enrolled in or have previously undertaken a relevant elective or class to access them.

If you are unsure of the best way to proceed with your project and would like advice as to the best processes or equipment to use, follow this link to book a consultation.

Jewellery

Risk: Medium/High
Location: Building B Level 7:  Rooms B7.07
Hours: Supervised access will be available subject to timetable and availability.

Jewellery

The jewellery workshop has an extensive range of specialised equipment and tools for the making of small objects that relate to the body.

To access the jewellery workshop:

Students and staff are required to attend an induction to familiarize themselves with operational procedures, workshop rules and to be trained in the entry level processes and equipment. Please follow the link below to book a consultation.

Please note: some of the processes and equipment in the workshop require specialist knowledge and students must be enrolled in or have previously undertaken a relevant elective or class to access them.

If you are unsure of the best way to proceed with your project and would like advice as to the best processes or equipment to use, follow this link to book a consultation.

Moulding & Casting

Risk: Medium
Location: Building B Level 7:  Rooms B7.07
Hours: Supervised access will be available subject to timetable and availability.

Moulding and Casting

Positive, negative, positive. This is the language of casting. A labor-intensive activity that doesn’t need much more than a bench, some clay and a boot knife. Knowing what to do with it is the hard bit. Enrol in one of the casting electives to get a handle on this.

To access the moulding and casting workshop:

Students and staff are required to attend an induction to familiarize themselves with operational procedures, workshop rules and to be trained in the entry level processes and equipment. Please follow the link below to book a consultation.

Please note: some of the processes and equipment in the workshop require specialist knowledge and students must be enrolled in or have previously undertaken a relevant elective or class to access them.

If you are unsure of the best way to proceed with your project and would like advice as to the best processes or equipment to use, follow this link to book a consultation.

Foundry

Risk: High/Very High
Location: Building B Level 7:  Rooms B7.20
Hours: Supervised access will be available subject to timetable and availability.

Foundry

As a testament to the importance of metal casting in contemporary Art Design and Architecture. MADA has built a new foundry. It is located on the roof, next to the hot glass workshop. These processes have similarities but are rarely seen together.

To access the foundry:

Students and staff are required to attend an induction to familiarize themselves with operational procedures, workshop rules and to be trained in the entry level processes and equipment. Please follow the link below to book a consultation.

Please note: some of the processes and equipment in the workshop require specialist knowledge and students must be enrolled in or have previously undertaken a relevant elective or class to access them.

If you are unsure of the best way to proceed with your project and would like advice as to the best processes or equipment to use, follow this link to book a consultation.

Ceramics

Risk: Medium
Location: Building B Level 7:  Rooms B7.07
Hours: Supervised access will be available subject to timetable and availability.

Ceramics

MADA has maintained a range of kilns that have been firing for years. We continue to provide support for students wanting to try their hand in clay.

To access the Ceramics studio:

Students and staff are required to attend an induction to familiarize themselves with operational procedures, studio rules and to be trained in the entry level processes and equipment. Please follow the link below to book a consultation.

Please note: some of the processes and equipment in the workshop require specialist knowledge and students must be enrolled in or have previously undertaken a relevant elective or class to access them.

If you are unsure of the best way to proceed with your project and would like advice as to the best processes or equipment to use, follow this link to book a consultation.