The End
of the Pier


Awarded
AA Howard Colls Studenship
2019-2020.




/ɛnd/
noun


1. a final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a story. "the end of the typology of the pier"

2. the furthest or most extreme part of something. "the pier at the end of the road.



︎ Project Introduction
︎ AA Diploma 12 Brief




Architectural Assocation
Diploma 12, 2019-2020

Audrey Chan KQ ©





The End of the Pier





Vintage British Seaside Posters








Structure Studies on Hastings and Burham Pier, UK





UK Pier Examples and Seasonal Limitations







Ruin Piers in the UK






UK Piers Map and its Decline in Popularity
















In the context of
increasingly deprived coastal areas in the UK,

how could the typology of the pier,
as a line sitting on top of these coastal areas,
revive the seaside?












Deprived Household Interior







Reinterpretation of the “Pier” as a Line













UK Deprivation Map




Structure


Conn
Connection to Land, Jaywick UK








Photos of the deprivation in Jaywick, UK







Event Spaces for Jaywick, UK




Jaywick Coast, UK







Configuration Example for Jaywick, UK






The Amusement Park

Season: Off-peak seasons, or festivals
Targets: Youngsters, children, family




The Garden

Season: All-year round depending on availability of the seasonal plants.
Target: Everyone, especially family and elderly



The Theatre

Season: The start and the end of off peak seasons
Target: Elderly, family



The Light Industry 
(Fishing)

Season: Fishing Season (March - Sept)
Target: Unemployed / low-skilled workers, elderly, family



The Gallery

Season: Off peak seaons
Target: Elderly, children, visitors from another towns




Entrance to The End of the Pier