We are very pleased to share our collaborative project Loop the Loop, as part of the Moseley Road Baths activity programme, has been longlisted for the RIBA Journal MacEwen Award 2024, exemplars in architecture for the common Good.
For more info and to see the other fantastic longlisted entries click here.
Huge thanks to all the team, project partners, and wonderful participants.
We are excited to be working with RIBA on their Future Leaders programme 2023:
The programme provides vital early careers advice through support, guidance and education, whilst also focusing on diversity and supporting the next generation of talented architects.
Intervention Architecture's Director Anna Parker has recorded a series of three talks, as part of the 'Learning to Lead' theme, covering topics such as; embedding studio culture / co-design and collaboration / valuing every client.
Future Leaders is a three-part programme, consisting of two in person conference events and separate on-demand CPD course from industry experts recorded for Future Leaders 2023.
Future Leaders provides early career professionals with a comprehensive introduction to leadership through industry-specific training. Live sessions on key soft skills are delivered by an experienced coach, communication experts and thought leaders, while delegates also benefit from the invaluable applied knowledge and experience of leading UK architects.
To download a copy of this year's programme and contributors click
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.
As featured in the Dezeen events guide.
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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Please note that the venue is fully accessible however we do need to let the venue know if we are expecting anyone who would require lift access. Please email ahead of the event the BAA on firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Taking part in this panel reivew for "Towards Spatial Justice" at The Bartlett, UCL, led by Tom Greenhall, Lydia Hyde and Jane Wong, following their research work exploring aspects of codesign integration within RIBA workstages, focusing on ethical frameworks and spatial justice.
We also featured in a new pdf guide available to download here:
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.”