Jane Darbyshire OBE, influential North East architect shares her work philosophy with RIBA on Ethel Day.
This year’s International Women's Day brought the usual flurry of activity across the globe. Here in the North East, we put on an RIBA event launching a new EDI campaign called Change The Record.
Seven buildings shortlisted for the RIBA North East Awards 2019
2019 promises to be full of challenge. It will certainly be uppermost in architects' minds that their practice is often very quickly and unpredictably affected by political and economic instability and uncertainty.
During 2018, RIBA North East celebrated and supported the rich diversity of architects in the North East.
James wanted to work in architecture as soon as he knew what the word meant. He was an all-rounder at school, and what he really loved was problem solving; investigating and exploring a new challenge and finding a satisfying solution. Architecture seemed a source of an endless variety of such challenges.
Henrietta couldn't tell you why or when she first realised she wanted to be an architect, but it was from a very young age. She always had an interest in design and began her journey into architecture working on tree houses, woodland camps and dolls' houses.
RIBA North East is looking to 'Change the Record' when it comes to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Grace Choi explains more about her plans to do so following her recent election to Regional Council.
Robin grew up as one of five children in rural South Lakeland on the edge of the national park. His father trained as a joiner and had a workshop which occupied the ground floor of the house which made a great, if hazardous, creative playground throughout and he was always getting in trouble for leaving the workshop in a mess with bits of projects left all over the place.