Featured News and Events
International artists to speak at Leeds Beckett for lecture series1 March 2019
Internationally-recognised artists are set to speak at Leeds Beckett for a series of lectures that will celebrate the art of sculpture during March and April.Read more
Featured News and Events
Matty Bovan launches acclaimed collection at London Fashion Week18 February 2019
Leeds Beckett University senior lecturer and fashion designer Matty Bovan has debuted his Autumn/Winter 2019 collection to critical acclaim at London Fashion Week.Read more
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
This research began by thinking about The Beatles ‘Revolution 9’ sound collage from 1968 that doesn’t even include the word ‘revolution’ but that reached millions of homes. And each year I keep hearing new songs with the word ‘revolution’ – why do we keep returning to the sound of that word?
The School of Art, Architecture and Design 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’.
F=, a feminist collective comprised of Senior Lecturers from the School of Art, Architecture and Design, invite you to join us to celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March.
Leeds School of Architecture post graduate students from CITYzen D design studio were invited to Philadelphia to pick up their award for winning the Philadelphia Challenge 2019.
Keepers of Lost Clothes is an ongoing project exploring the relationship we have with found or discarded garments and considers the ways in which this clothing might be remade.
A group of Leeds Beckett students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design 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 collection created by photographer and Senior Lecturer Dr Casey Orr has scooped top prize at this year's Format photography festival.
John Ruskin was born on the 8 February 1819, 200 years ago. To commemorate his bicentenary Keith Rowntree explores the links between the celebrated art critic and Leeds School of Art.
‘A brand new Leeds Arts Research Centre Twitter account for 2019’
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.
Lecturer and practising artist Dr Alan Dunn has been making some noise in the world where art and sound combine.
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 School of Art, Architecture and Design were given the opportunity to engage with the concept of ‘Technology Futures’ through a Symposium on Wednesday 7 November 2018.
Architecture Open Lecture Series: You, Me and the Comachines with ON/OFF
Member of design collective ON/OFF, Nick Green will present recent projects from the group and introduce their latest explorations with ‘Comachines’. These range from DIY devices to larger scale mobile installations and work as collaborative tools to engender new, temporary relationships with the cities we live in. The talk will explore authorship and use and will consider the potential for an architecture of immediacy.
Architecture Open Lecture Series: Enduring Form with Harikleia Karamali
From academia to practice, this talk will explore the theme of form making and form meaning in the design process. The architectural project can operate as an authorial act to reappraise the familiar form. Process will be examined as a design tool to defamiliarize from the common form, to re-write its meaning and to design relationships within dense contexts.
Yorkshire Sculpture International-INSIDE/OUT: Ayşe Erkmen
Visual artist and leading Turkish architect Ayşe Erkmen will be discussing her work and perspective on sculpture as part of this series brought to you in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture International, which aims to celebrate sculpture in all its forms.