Leeds Becket School of Architecture & Design End of Year Show

  This year’s show will feature amazing work from across the school. Think Art, Think Architecture, Think Design, Think Beautiful. Broadcasting Place, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9EN Opening Night Friday 1 June: 18:00 – 20:00 The show will exhibit the creative talent of students from the following courses:- BA (Hons) Architecture BA (Hons) Design Product BA (Hons) Fine Art BA (Hons) Graphic Arts & Design BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture & Design MArch Architecture MA Landscape Architecture … Read full story

The Yorkshire Landscapes of Humphry Repton talk- Free event

2018 sees the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton, the landscape gardener famed for his Red Books that used overlays to show scenes before and after improvement. Dr Patrick Eyres will talk about Repton’s work in Yorkshire and there will be a chance to see Repton’s Red Book for Oulton Hall that is in the collection of the West Yorkshire Archive Service. Date and Time Tue 5 June 2018 11:00 – 12:30 BST Location West Yorkshire History Centre 127 … Read full story

Jana Crepon Lecture 4th May

A top figure in the renowned Dutch landscape design and interior architecture practice, Inside Outside, will share the secrets of her success with students and practitioners in Leeds. Jana Crepon, Senior Partner and Landscape Architect at Inside Outside, will give a free public talk at Leeds Beckett University on Thursday 4 May as part of the School of Art, Architecture and Design’s annual INSIDE/OUT lecture series. Places can be booked at http://bit.ly/JanaCrepon … Read full story

Isamu Noguchi lecture at the Henry Moore Institute

Isamu Noguchi: Landscape as Sculpture Wednesday, 29 March 2017 Lecture by Marc Treib in the Institute’s seminar room, starting at 6pm An opportunity to hear a lecture by Prof. Marc Treib (Berkeley University and Henry Moore Institute Visiting Senior Research Fellow, 2016-17) discussing the prolific American artist and landscape architect Isamu Noguchi (1904-88). Probably no figure in modern American landscape architecture has been more influential, yet more ambiguously regarded, than the sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Although his landscapes include several of the … Read full story

The Brewery Social: Landscape Institute Yorkshire & Humber X Young Planners

We are delighted to present our first joint event with the RTPI Yorkshire Young Planners: The Brewery Social on Thursday 23 March from 6 til 10pm We have exclusive use of the North Brewing Co. Tap room where their head brewer will take us on a journey from pale to porter. If the weather is fine we shall have the shutters open and one of Yorkshire’s finest street food vans to soak up the ABV with a selection of mouth-watering … Read full story

Pathway to Charterhip Day – 5th April 2017

            An exclusive opportunity to attend a Pathway to Chartership Seminar Day, organised by the Yorkshire and Humber Branch. The Day includes a session on Law and Landscape Architecture with Mark Jenkyn-Jones and a session on Professional Practice with Colin Moore. This is ideal for those on the Pathway to Chartership or taking their oral exam in the next few months; or any practitioner who would like a refresher course on current best practice. There … Read full story

Making Places: Rethinking the Suburbs 4×4

The Academy of Urbanism will now be starting a rolling programme of events, spread throughout the year. The first event will be run in conjunction with The University of Sheffield, The Landscape Institute, The Royal Town Planning Institute and the Royal Institute of British Architects.   The Topic of “Rethinking the Suburbs” will be discussed by a panel of 4 speakers.  Speakers TBC.   … Read full story

Pop-up’ park offers new ideas for busy Leeds street

Pop-up’ park offers new ideas for busy Leeds street   A new ‘pop-up park’ has appeared in the heart of Leeds’ business district. From the 13 – 16 September, parking bays on the corner of St Paul’s Street and Park Square West will be transformed into an inner city sanctuary for commuters and passersby, putting forward new ideas for its future. Entitled ‘Park Here’, the project is presented by DLA Design Group, a company specialising in Architecture, Landscape, Graphic and Interior … Read full story

Planning Aid England Pub Quiz

  Planning Aid England (PAE) in Yorkshire are holding a pub quiz to raise funds for PAE, who provide much needed assistance and advice to deprived communities throughout the country. The pub quiz will be held in the Adelphi Hotel in Leeds City Centre on 20th October, starting at 7.30pm and finishing about 9.30pm. Many rounds testing all parts of your knowledge (including a planning round!), special ‘Play Your Cards Right’ round and the enchanting ‘Open the Box’ event! Enjoy a great night out … Read full story