Holbeck Urban Village - What Kind of Place Event
Bauman Lyons will be presenting their proposals for the Dark Arches, Neville Street, disused Viaduct and Yorkshire Forward Pavilion on the 7th of April at the 'What kind of place?' event hosted by the Round Foundry Media Centre in Holbeck Urban Village. Other presentations at the event come form Allen Tod Architecture, Mouchel Parkman and CarlBro Group/Spawforth Associates.
Irena Bauman reappointed as CABE Commissioner
Irena Bauman has been appointed by DCMS for a further three years as a commissioner at CABE. Her current responsibilities include Deputy chair of Regions Committee and Enabling programme steering committee.
Leeds Architecture Awards 2005
Bauman Lyons are pleased that the East Street Arts projects has earned a Special Mention at last week's Leeds Achitecture Awards for 2005. It was said that: "Although this was determined as ineligible for an award, it is certainly worthy of a special mention. Here, a group of artists have combined courage and tenacity with limited resources to provide a home for their activities. The simply detailed outcome, although largely private, sends a signal to the community of its presence and restores an otherwise derelict building.
4x4 Making Places 2006
Irena Bauman will be chairing the 4x4 debate on the 16th of March at 6pm in the Brunswick Theatre at Leeds Metropolitan University. The debate is one of the four of the 4x4 series. The theme of all four debates is International Green. The speakers on the 16th March are: Stephen Martin - Renewable fuels Ltd. Sarah Wigglesworth - SW Architects Carios Garaicos - Cuban Artists The event is sponsored by ACE.
Riverside Improvement Study, Settle
BLA are happy to confirm that we have been appointed to carry out a Riverside Improvement Study in Settle.
Architecture and Democracy Lecture
Irena Bauman will give a lecture at the Welsh School of Architecture on 28th March in Cardiff on Architecture and Democracy. The lecture is part of Guest Lecture Series organized by SAWSA (Student Association of the Welsh School of Architecture. For further info you can contact Kennic Tong at firstname.lastname@example.org
More New Staff!
BLA are pleased to welcome Philip Green, an architectural technician from New Zealand and Maggie Pickles of Maggie Pickles Associates who have joined our team in the last three months. Welcome.
Wellfield Road House Extension
Bauman Lyons Architects are delighted to announce the completion of the house extension on Wellfield Road, Huddersfield.
Facilities for the Arts, Lincoln
We are pleased to report that the New Facilities for the Arts in Lincoln has started on site with gusto.
LSx Leeds Unknown
Irena Bauman and her father, Zygmunt have been invited to speak at the launch exhibition of 'LSx Leeds Unknown.' The Graphic Arts and Design School at LMU has initiated this extraordinary research project with design group Lust, based in The Hague. Thomas Castro (of Lust) has prepared a proposal which outlines an ambitious 2 year process of work around notions of the City as DataSpace, using Leeds as particular example.
Reyner House, Bradford
We have been shortlisted in developer competition for the development of Reyner House site, Bradford. We were not successful in winning the project but enjoyed working with Lowry Homes and Grapevine.
Chapeltown Road, Leeds
We are pleased to have won the contract for Land use Framework for Chapeltown Road, Leeds. The client is Leeds City Council and the study is a collaboration with GVA Grimley and Andy Edwards Design.
Yorkshire Forward Renaissance Market Towns
We are pleased to have won the contract to masterplan a 13 acre site in Helmsley . This is our first project with Yorkshire Forward Renaissance Market Towns Panel.
We are pleased to announce that new staff members have joined the firm: Jem Taylor, Sam Wilson, Suzanne Welcker, Sofia Anton and Baharash Bagherian. This signifies steady, but thoughtful, expansion in response to the increase in our 'must do' project list.
Barnsley Digital Media Centre
Barnsley Digital Media Centre is being submitted for Planning Permission on the 26th of September.
Sarah Mills has left to start her maternity leave and we wish her the very best of luck.
Trekroner Art Plan Symposium, Denmark, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 September 2005
Irena Bauman has been invited to this event to be hosted by The City of Roskilde and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde. The symposium is being staged to consider issues relating to identity and the production of difference in new suburban developments. The purpose of the symposium is to position and contextualise this work within a wider international debate, making links to other practice and projects.
Bauman Lyons have been shortlisted for the design competition in Castleford
Bauman Lyons are one of six architects shortlisted to design a new museum and library for Castleford. The development will replace the town's current old library and museum room with modern facilities, creating a centre for local people and visitors and celebrating Castleford as a Roman settlement and the birthplace of world-famous sculptor Henry Moore.
Bauman Lyons come back from Italy
We're back from our annual trip to Molino Meocci.
Situation Leeds Festival
Irena Bauman will give a lecture at Situation Leeds Festival on the 27th of May on the subject of Artists/architects and the Public Realm
External Examiner at Newcastle University
North Parade has been featured in the Sunday Times in an article reviewing extentions to houses by Hugh Pearman, who says 'With its razor-sharp uptilted roof this is an evolution of that old standby, the glass-box extension, done with great panache'.
It was also featured in the Architects Journal Small Projects Awards 2004.
Guy Smith becomes Associate
We are very pleased to announce that Guy Smith has become an Associate. He joined Bauman Lyons in March 2003 and has been making invaluable contribution to all aspects of our works ever since.
Bauman Lyons Offices - Newton Road, Leeds
Bauman Lyons secured a site and a planning permission to build two managed workspace units in the multicultural and vibrant area of Chapeltown in Leeds. We are planning to move in by November 2006 and to rent the remaining space to creative industries businesses.
The Flaxengate/Danesgate Creative Workspace Development by Lincoln City Council was granted Planning permission in April 2005. The project is located in the heart of historic Lincoln and adjacent to the nearly completed Collection Museum. The complex of three buildings comprises managed arts and crafts studios and media offices as well as meeting rooms and a cafe.