We are pleased to be part of the current exhibition at the Roca Gallery, London, 'Small Spaces in the City: Rethinking Inside The Box' curated by Clare Farrow Studio. The show features a couple of our recent projects, looking at the challenges and innovative solutions for small live/work spaces in the city.
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Free admission 8th September - 27th January 2024
The RIBA West Midlands and Birmingham Architectural Association are excited to announce our annual celebration of Women in Architecture, in celebration of International Women’s Day.
About this event:
The BAA’s annual International Women’s Day exhibition returns on Wednesday the 8th March 2023 at the Birmingham Symphony Hall, where we will celebrate and showcase the exceptional female talent in the West Midlands region.
We will be exhibiting a range of exciting projects which have been spearheaded by female Architects from local practices. We will also be celebrating the outstanding emerging talent from our local Architecture Schools; Birmingham School of Architecture, University of Wolverhampton and Coventry University.
This years’ theme is #EmbraceEquity and we will be hearing perspectives from a number of inspirational speakers about their journey in the profession and the various ways they advocate for equality in the Industry.
Selina Mason – Director of Masterplanning at Lendlease and instrumental in the development of the Smithfield Regeneration Masterplan. Selina is also a member of the Government’s Urban Centre Recovery Task Force, Chair of the Havering QRP, RIBA representative on the Highways England’s Strategic Design Panel and an advocate for empowering women in the Industry.
Anna Parker – Founding Director of Intervention Architecture, listed RIBA Rising Star, Visiting Lecturer at Birmingham School of Architecture and Design, sits on the Birmingham City Council Conservation and Heritage panel, and a trustee of the Birmingham Big Art Project.
Alexa Woodward – Director of Strategy and Design at Cordia Blackswan with a specialism in the Historic Environment and Building Conservation; and Project Architect for the renovation of the Former Municipal Bank (The Exchange).
Hannah Floyd – Co-Owner & Director of Birmingham based furniture consultancy Pi SQ – set up in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic – diversity and inclusion trustee for well-known charity LoveBrum, trustee for local housing association Spring Housing, involved in the Future Workplace Birmingham cohort, and the 2023/24 Chair for Women in Property West Midlands.
This is a free event but booking is essential with spaces limited. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Birmingham Architectural Association is kindly supported by our sponsors by Allgood plc, Altro Limited, CupaPizarras, Solus, RockPanel, Taylor Maxwell, and X Sign.
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We are delighted that our collaborative project Common Wealth Table with Birmingham Cathedral and Arts & Heritage, with Lets Feed Brum, Plane Structure and Grand Union – has been longlisted for the MacEwan Award: showcasing ways to design and build for the common good.
The MacEwen Awards longlist divides projects across several categories, for which we are within the ‘Community Support’ for our public realm project providing inclusive wellbeing for all throughout Birmingham 2022.
We are so delighted to be working on the Lendlease phase 1 of Birmingham Smithfield site with the super talented and inspirational dRMM and RCKa, with wider teams Haworth Tompkins and Minesh Patel Architects, and David Kohn Architects with Eastside Projects.
Birmingham-based Eastside Projects is also working in partnership with the teams, and is currently engaging with market traders and customers to help inform designs for the new market.
James Amos development director at Lendlease, said: “Our chosen team of architects brings a fantastic blend of creativity, local talent and experience, alongside a clear commitment to sustainability.
“The design team is now developing initial proposals and in March we will begin formal consultation on the masterplan with local people, market traders and stakeholders to gather feedback on our ideas and help shape the best possible vision for Smithfield.”
We’re delighted to be included in the Architecture Foundations latest book ‘New Architects 4’ , a significant publication surveying the best British architectural practices established in the past ten years.
We are delighted to share we have won ‘Architects Practice of the Year’ at the West Midlands Property Awards, insider 2019!!!
The judges concluded that Intervention Architecture deserved the award “because of its focus on communities and adding social value”; we hope to continue building on the success of 2019 in the coming year.
Speaking about the win, Director at Intervention Architecture Anna Parker, commented:
“We are thrilled to have been awarded the ‘Architects Practice of the Year’ prize at the West Midlands Property Awards and we are completely blown-away. Not only are we tremendously proud to be nominated in a category with practices that we have long admired, but to win alongside so many of the landmark projects that we believe are transforming the region is a huge triumph for the team.”
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