8 East Midlands projects have won RIBA East Midlands Awards, which were announced at a prestigious awards ceremony at Nottingham Trent University on Thursday 9 May.
On Wednesday 3 April 2019, architecture students from across the East Midlands came together for a one-day charrette hosted by Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment.
On Thursday 7 March, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, RIBA East Midlands hosted a free event for existing and prospective members at New Art Exchange in Nottingham, a RIBA Award-winning Building by Hawkins\Brown.
The twelve-strong line up of projects shortlisted for this year’s RIBA East Midlands Awards reflects a mix of the new and the historic including several conservation projects, as well as more contemporary interventions.
The East Midlands welcomed RIBA President Elect Alan Jones to the region recently for the first stop on his ‘road trip’ around the country before taking office in September.
In his final year as RIBA East Midlands Chair, Sam Culling gives an overview of events in the region for 2019.
This year the RIBA East Midlands Education Group received a total of 14 submissions from the region’s RIBA-validated schools of architecture for its student awards in Parts 1 and 2. The prize for Part 1 has been awarded to Ross Burns from the University of Nottingham and for Part 2 to Simon Green from the Leicester School of Architecture, De Montfort University.
RIBA wants to ensure that the next generation of architects is supported to drive the profession forward and that students are able to learn from the best. 55 architects from over 30 RIBA Chartered Practices in the East Midlands are joining the Student Mentoring programme this term.
On a very cold February morning, John Morgan, director at Leonard Design Architects, took a group of nine Year 3 Architecture students from The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University on a visit to see one of the practice’s projects.