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.
York Art Gallery
The refurbishment of York Art Gallery has been completed with a grand opening on March 17th 2005. The project is seen as a quick win to stimulate futher extensive development work. Feedback is positive with visitor numbers dramatically up with over 10 000 in the first 10 days. Works on show for the opening exhibition include Monet and El Greco.
Woodroyd Centre, Bradford
Woodroyd Centre, Bradford has now been given the go ahead and construction will commence in June. The project has been tendered at £4.5 million and will be built by Allenbuild. Constuction will take one year.
2004 RIBA White Rose Awards
North Parade received a COMMENDATION in the 2004 RIBA White Rose Awards
Trip to Molino Meocci, Umbria
The annual to office trip to Molino Meocci, Umbria, Italy is scheduled for the 21st - 24th of May 2005. Apologies to all who are trying to contact us but can't!
50 Portraits of 'Architects Working In Their Practices'
An Exhibition by Timothy Soar
Bauman Lyons are included in an exhibition documenting the Architect working in their practice.
The exhibition runs from 27.09.04 to 29.10.04 at the Orangebox Showroom 146/148 Clerkenwell Road, London, EC1R 5DG
As well as Bauman Lyons the exhibition includes photographs of AHMM, Feilden Clegg Bradley, Glen Howells, MAKE Places (Ken Shuttleworth), Richard Murphy, Richard Rogers and Terry Farrell to name but a few.
Bauman Lyons make 2004 RIBA White Rose Awards Shortlist
This year Bauman Lyons Architects have made the shortlist of the RIBA White Rose Award for Design Excellance not once but twice.
The two projects shortlisted are the North Parade house extension (pictured) and the Southlands Ave house extension. Both are situated in Leeds.
New Facilities for the Arts, Flaxengate, Lincoln
Bauman Lyons are delighted to be selected to design new facilities for artists, crafts people and media workshops, with gallery , cafe and conferencing facilities at Flaxengate, Lincoln. The £ 3.5Million project which is lead by Lincoln City Council is anticipated to open in 2006.
Marshall Mills, Holbeck, Leeds
Outline Planning submission has been made for a mixed use masterplan at Marshall Mills, Holbeck Leeds for Igloo prepared by Urbed with Bauman Lyons Architects, Martin Stockley Associates and King Sturge.
People Making Places
Irena Bauman will be facilitating the summer school for People Making Places at the Orangery, Wakefield from 16th to 18th July 2004. Other facilitators include amongst others Will Alsop.
Southey and Shirecliffe, Sheffield
BLA are pleased to have been appointed to work with Southey and Shirecliffe communities in Sheffield on developing community hub buildings. The schemes form part of Southey Owelrton Neighborhood Strategy, a community led programme of regeneration. BLA were selected through a competitive interview by the members of the community after securing a place on a panel of six architectural practices chosen from 56 national wide firms.
Southlands Avenue, Leeds
The extension to Southlands Avenue has been completed. The client can look forward to lazy summer days on the external decking and watching the views across the valley of the setting sun. The windows frame a variety of views, detailing is simple and materials robust to reflect the limited budget and a long rooflight brings daylight into the new double height space.
SureStart, Little London
BLA are pleased to be appointed to develop a SureStart facility in Little London, Leeds. The scheme is one of a number of catalyst projects in a long term strategy to regenerate the Little London area.
Digital and Creative Technologies Centre, York
BLA were successful in winning the feasibility study for the establishment of a Digital and Creative Technologies Centre in Hungate, York. The team of consultants is lead by Huddersfield Media Centre with Cultureworks, ESD and Trends Business Research. The centre is to be situated as part of a major mixed-use scheme at Hungate, a 5 ha Brownfield site adjacent to the heart of York city centre.
Dearne Community Centre
An Options Appraisal has been submited to the Arts Council of England for the refurbishment of a lovely and loved Dearne community theatre in Goldthorpe, South Yorkshire. The design team have identified a requirement for development funding of around 1.5 million pounds. The funding decision is likely to be known in June. If successful the project is expected to proceed in June 2004.
Irena Bauman has agreed to be a guest speaker at the RICS North East Regeneration Conference. She will speak at the conference dinner on Thursday 13 May 2004. The conference is an international conference to promote innovative successful initiatives and new policies in regeneration. Expert speakers will highlight leading edge issues that will have a major influence on the way regeneration is organised and delivered over the next three years.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Some four years after completing the refurbishment of barns into gallery and creative industry units for Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and following Tony Fretton Architects recent fit out a 2004 Civic Trust Mention has been awarded.