Below is some highlights of work created by students on on MA Urban Design course. Urban design digs deep into what makes a city and brings together professionals from a range of backgrounds who share a passion for improving the design of our urban environments.
Architecture Graduate Hilary Barber wins the ‘Transforming the Urban Landscape’ competition with project partner Adam Greatrix
In October 2020, The Landscape Institute launched an international ideas contest ‘Transforming the Urban Landscape’, which called for entrants to share creative solutions for public spaces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the global climate change emergency.
We take another look at some of the careers our BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design alumni have gone on to have following graduation.
As we can't currently meet face-to-face at open days and other events we have compiled some information about our dynamic Interior Architecture & Design staff team to assist prospective students in getting to know us and learning who to get in touch with about the course.
Leeds Beckett alumni Steve McCloy and Bongani ‘Bo’ Muchemwa have been recognised by Architect's Journal in their 2020 40 under 40 list which celebrates 'the UK’s most exciting emerging architectural talent'.
As the rate of technological change accelerates following the Covid-19 pandemic, the Leeds School of Architecture’s Technology Symposium questions what the architects' role is in designing future cities post pandemic under the shadow of irreversible climate breakdown. Watch a recording of our virtual event here.
Recent MArch Archictecture Graduate Simon Feather has been announced as a joint winner of this year's RIBA Boyd Auger Scholarship.
The Architecture subject team at Leeds School of Arts have announced the programme for their winter 2020 open lecture series entitled 'Fortuitous Encounters' - with free public talks taking place on 18th & 25th November and 2nd & 9th December.
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design student Miles Davidson has recently won the Interior Educators Velocity 2020 National Studio Project Award for his proposal to repurpose the subterranean RAF Bempton Bunker.
Re-Foresting – My Strategy for Timber Production within the Northern Forest in Response to the Climate Crisis
Students have recently proposed creative and responsive landscape designs to enhance existing urban spaces and provide a green space for people in the South Bank area of Leeds, as part of their People and Place project.
Leeds Beckett University architecture lecturer Craig Stott contributes to the RIBA Future Architects series with a YouTube video reflecting on the current pandemic situation.
Two students from Leeds School of Arts each wrote a short article for the Yorkshire Dales Review 150th anniversary issue about their research in the landscape.
Student design work from Leeds Beckett University undergraduates has paved the way for a local community group to submit a Planning Application to Leeds City Council for a new housing scheme in Leeds’ most under-funded postcode.
Postgradaute students have been participating in virtual technical workshops and online tutorials.
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.
First year BA (Hons) Architecture and second year BA (Hons) Interior Design & Architecture students spent an amazing, inspiring week in Rome
MA Landscape Architecture students took part in a one day model making workshop in the Postgraduate studio.
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.
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.
Four students from the Leeds School of Architecture have been shortlisted for the prestigious British Council Venice Biennale Fellowship.
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.
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.
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.
As part of the Post Graduate Landscape Architecture course, students studying the ‘Cities Alive’ Landscape and Urban Design module recently visited Amsterdam.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
Leeds Beckett Architecture students benefitted from the expertise of city region architecture practices on Wednesday 01 May through a CV writing workshop.
First Year BA (Hons) Architecture students visited the Hepworth Wakefield Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 8 April.
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.
Leeds Beckett University First Year Architecture students were treated to a tour along the River Aire in Leeds City Centre on 12 March 2019.
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.
Second year Architecture students visit Veolia’s Leeds Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility.
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’.
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.
A group of Leeds Beckett students from the Leeds School of Arts have recently returned from exploring Portugal’s vibrant capital city, Lisbon.
In January the Leeds School of Architecture hosted a whole school Professional Studies Symposium to reconsider the Inter-disciplinary Landscapes of Architectural Production.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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