RIBA Yorkshire covers the largest county in the country, with diverse landscape ranging from the East Yorkshire coastline and Humber estuary to the Yorkshire Dales and Moors.
The region incorporates the cities of Leeds, Bradford, York, Hull and Sheffield, as well as many smaller market towns and villages. The region stretches from Sheffield to just south of Middlesbrough and from the east coast to the border with Lancashire and Cumbria.
News from RIBA Yorkshire
Would you, or someone in your practice be interested in taking part in the RIBA's student mentoring scheme at the University of Sheffield, School of Architecture?
We have organised several free seminars throughout the UK to provide chartered practices with an excellent opportunity to find out more about the RIBA Pension and how this can be beneficial for your company.
RIBA Yorkshire are pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 RIBA Awards programme, seeking to celebrate the best examples of British architecture in the region.
The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) Yorkshire Region is promoting a day of free CPD. Covering a wide range of topics including the Principal Design role, PassivHaus, calculating u-values, construction law and much more, the …
Taking place from 1 to 30 June, London Festival of Architecture offers members of the public and built environment professionals new ways of thinking about cities. Attending, leading or taking part in any of the events can count as thought provoking,…
The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) Yorkshire Region is promoting a day of free CPD at The Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University.
Structure / Membership
RIBA Yorkshire is run and administered by a regional team based in Leeds and is governed by the RIBA Yorkshire Council. The Council is made up of a Chair, elected Yorkshire regional representatives and RIBA Yorkshire branch chairs/officers. The Council meets four times a year.
The membership body for the region is made up of 1,813 members. Of these there are:
- 1,179 chartered
- 52 graduates
- 550 students
- 31 affiliates
There are a total of 180 practices:
- 177 are chartered,
- 23 are one-person practices
- 40 practices have between two and five staff members
23% of members are women
Contact / Team
RIBA Yorkshire, No. 1 Aire Street, Leeds. LS1 4PR
RIBA Yorkshire: 0113 389 9870
RIBA Public Info Line: 020 7307 3382
RIBA Yorkshire Council
- Chair: Simon Baker. Group Ginger
- Secretary: Elizabeth Motley, Integreat Plus
- Regionally elected National Council members: Ruth Donelly, Doma
Architects; Mark Hodson, Hodson Architects
- Representatives from the Yorkshire RIBA branches
The RIBA Yorkshire region is comprised of seven branches. A branch is typically made up of a Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and committee members who take on various roles and tasks. The wider Yorkshire membership may attend events and activities arranged by their branch according to where they live or work. Notice of these local activities appear in the RIBA Yorkshire e-bulletin or may come through direct email.
All branches have their own identity depending on the cities and local areas they cover and interests of active members. A representative of each branch, normally the Chair, also sits on Yorkshire Regional Council. Collectively the branches are keen to engage with students and some collaborate with schools of architecture to organise events and award prizes. Branches may also attend and represent the profession at secondary schools’ careers events.
As part of a national system, our Yorkshire branches can apply to the RIBA’s Local Initiative Fund (LIF) to implement specific events and projects – often for activities within the RIBA's Love Architecture public engagement programme. Branches may also seek other partners, support and sponsorship to realise their aims. Yorkshire reps attend the Local Members’ Forum organised nationally where they meet other architects from other branches and celebrate the work led by RIBA members.
If you would like to find out more please email the regional office.
North Yorkshire Society of Architects
Chair: James Mate, Wildblood MacDonald
Events Secretary: Ruth Donnelly, Doma Architects
Education Secretary: James Elliott, Aspect Architecture
Treasurer: Richard Hutchings, Richard Hutchings Architect
If you are interested in joining please contact NYS Architects.
Huddersfield Society of Architects
Chair: Daniel Kerr, Superhistory
Humberside Society of Architects
Chair: Jonathan Forman, Jonathan Forman Architects
Vice Chair: Alex Caruso
Leeds Society of Architects
Chair: Natalie Harris, DLA Architecture
Treasurer: Paul King, DLA Architecture
Twitter: @Leedsarchitects Facebook: Leeds Society of Architects
Sheffield Society of Architects
Chair: Lucy Plumridge, HLM Architects
Vice Chair: Simon Chadwick, Sheffield School of Architects
Secretary: Alastair Norton, Norton Mayfield Architects
Treasurer: Neil Orpwood, HLM Architects
If you are interested in joining please contact: Alastair Norton
York Architectural Association
Co-Chair: Charlotte Harrison, Mass Architecture
Co-Chair: Lucy Morris, William Saunders
Secretary: Colin Briggs, Bowman Riley Architects
Treasurer: Helen Cook, Native Architects
Follow @York_AA on twitter
Bradford Society of Architects
If you are interested in joining please email RIBA Yorkshire.