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Twentieth Century architects examined in student videos

Ten major architects of the twentieth century are looked at in video essays created by first year BA (Hons) Architecture students in the Leeds School of Architecture.

Rome Colosseum

Leeds School of Architecture in Rome

First year BA (Hons) Architecture and second year BA (Hons) Interior Design & Architecture students spent an amazing, inspiring week in Rome

Landscape Architecture Model

Postgraduate Landscape Architecture: Model Making

MA Landscape Architecture students took part in a one day model making workshop in the Postgraduate studio.

07/02/20
Black Shape Model

Our Interior Architecture Students are Learning from Practising Architects and Interior Designers

First Year Interior Architecture & Design students are being taught by a series of design practitioners on their studio projects, alongside their studio tutors. This academic year, the following practitioners, all from diverse design practices, have shared their expertise.

20/01/20
Emily Rushby

Landscape Bursary Award

Congratulations Emily Rushby our post graduate conversion student in landscape architecture who has been awarded one of the Landscape Design Associates (LDA) bursaries which celebrates their 40th anniversary.

Peter Morrison, Molly Baker, Linda Gravante, and Nadia Luhar

Architecture students shortlisted for the British Council Venice Biennale Fellowship.

Four students from the Leeds School of Architecture have been shortlisted for the prestigious British Council Venice Biennale Fellowship.

Copenhagen waterfront with large buildings in background

Landscape Architecture: Copenhagen Field Trip

Third year BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture & Design students spent an inspiring week in Copenhagen and Malmo visiting the wealth of green infrastructure and public spaces.

Studio Gagarin Bridge

Technology Prototypes Symposium

Architecture students from across Leeds School of Arts were given the opportunity to engage with the concept of ‘Technology Prototypes’ through a Symposium on Wednesday 13 November 2019.

03/12/19
Visitors at the exhibition

Leeds Beckett Architecture Student helps win RIBA Northern Soul Design Charrette

A team of students from different universities, including a Leeds Beckett Architecture student, have been named as the winning entrant in this year’s RIBA Northern Soul Design Charrette.

08/11/19
The students in Amsterdam

MA Landscape Architecture Amsterdam Trip 2019

As part of the Post Graduate Landscape Architecture course, students studying the ‘Cities Alive’ Landscape and Urban Design module recently visited Amsterdam.

08/11/19
Joan Love, 'Introducing the touch of water'

Autism-friendly design recommendations incorporated into ‘The National Autistic Societies’ knowledge base

Joan Love, a Senior lecturer on BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design, has had an article on ‘Autism-friendly architecture’ included on The National Autistic Societies ‘Network Autism’, Good Practice and Knowledge base. This highly regarded platform shares the most up to date expertise, practice and resources amongst professionals across the community.

07/11/19
The Seal hide

Greatham Creek project wins at the 2019 Structural Steel Awards

Greatham Creek seal and bird hides, designed by students of the architecture Abstract Machine Studio, received an award for producing 'two truly unique hide structures'.

04/10/19
A sketch of futuristic London cityscape

RIBA Award Success

A Leeds Beckett student is celebrating after winning the Best Presentation Prize (Part 1) at the recent RIBA North East and Yorkshire Student Awards 2019 for his final year design project, beating entries from six schools of architecture.

Students presenting at the session

Autism & Behavioural Design: Inter-Disciplinary Knowledge Sharing Session.

First year students from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design, presented their ‘Design a School for Autism’ projects with their tutor, Joan Love, at The Green Sand Foundry, Leeds, this week.

22/05/19
Site Visiting

Interior Architecture and Design Students Present Proposals to Crescent Arts

On Friday May 3rd 2019 second year Interior Architecture and Design students presented their proposals to convert Scarborough’s Sunbathing Building into a new home for Crescent Arts.

16/05/19
CV Workshop

CV Workshop for Leeds Beckett Architecture Students

Leeds Beckett Architecture students benefitted from the expertise of city region architecture practices on Wednesday 01 May through a CV writing workshop.

02/05/19
Students on the field trip

Architecture students on a one day trip in Wakefield

First Year BA (Hons) Architecture students visited the Hepworth Wakefield Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 8 April.

The RIBA teaching aids in being used in school

RIBA Teaching Resources Designed by Leeds Beckett Architecture Student

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have released a set of resources inspiring Key Stage 2 school pupils to explore the world around them designed by a Leeds Beckett Architecture student.

26/03/19
Students near Brewery Wharf, Leeds

Architecture River Aire Project Visit

Leeds Beckett University First Year Architecture students were treated to a tour along the River Aire in Leeds City Centre on 12 March 2019.

Students outside the Tyler School of Art at Temple University

Architecture students discuss projects at Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia

Leeds School of Architecture students and senior lecturer have been discussing the work of postgraduate design studio CITYzen D and Project Office with students and staff at the architecture department of Tyler School of Art, Temple University, USA.

12/03/19
The  Veolia building exterior

Student Site Visit to Veolia

Second year Architecture students visit Veolia’s Leeds Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility.

07/03/19
Poster

Michael Wilford Open Lecture

The Leeds School of Arts had the pleasure to host internationally renowned architect Michael Wilford on 20 February 2019 when he delivered his lecture on ‘Composition and Character in Architecture’.

Michele Jade Graham and Joe and their project2

Postgraduate students pick up architecture award in Philadelphia

Leeds School of Architecture postgraduate students from CITYzen D design studio were invited to Philadelphia to pick up their award for winning the Philadelphia Challenge 2019.

26/02/19
Lisbon Ateliermob Architects

Students and Academics visit Ateliermob Architects in Lisbon

Leeds School of Architecture post graduate students from the MArch CITYzen D Design Studio and Project Office directors exchanged presentations with Ateliermob architects in Lisbon.

19/02/19
Students experiencing Tadashi Kawamatas Over Flow installation

Student Study Trip to Lisbon

A group of Leeds Beckett students from the Leeds School of Arts have recently returned from exploring Portugal’s vibrant capital city, Lisbon.

08/02/19
Prof studies symposium open lectures poster

Professional Practice Symposium

In January the Leeds School of Architecture hosted a whole school Professional Studies Symposium to reconsider the Inter-disciplinary Landscapes of Architectural Production.

06/02/19
The Community Centre

Leeds Beckett Architecture Recognised in UK Breakthroughs List

A new community centre developed by RIBA Chartered Architecture Consultancy Project Office, a research collaboration between staff and students at Leeds Beckett University, has been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its significant impact on people’s everyday lives.

20/01/19
Computer Render of Seal Hide

Wildlife hide collaboration with RSPB and Environment Agency

Students from our MArch Architecture course recently completed a collaborative project on the construction of new seal and bird hides on a North East nature reserve.

06/12/18
John MacCleary

New Landscape Architecture Course Director Appointed

We are delighted to announce that John MacCleary has recently started at the Leeds Beckett School of Art, Architecture & Design as Course Director for Landscape Architecture.

01/12/18
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Student sketching at Robin Hood's Bay

Landscape Architecture field trips

In October students from our BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture course went on a number of field trips to observe the local landscape through exploration and sketching.

14/11/18
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Technology Symposium Lecture

Technology Futures Symposium

Students from across Leeds Beckett University’s Leeds School of Arts were given the opportunity to engage with the concept of ‘Technology Futures’ through a Symposium on Wednesday 7 November 2018.

08/11/18
Students on the roof of new building

Architecture Site Visits

Architecture students were treated to tours around some of Leeds’ most interesting construction sites in the week commencing 15 October.

08/11/18

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