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.
York Housing Association
Bauman Lyons have been appointed by York Housing Association for feasibility work to reprovide hostel accommodation with a construction value of £2,500,000 funded by the ODPM.
BLA have been awarded 3rd prize in the 'SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES' International Ideas Competition for a brownfield edge-of-centre site in Manchester. The aim was to 'design a mixed-use scheme which demonstrates an energy revolution, celebrates the city, and promotes sustainable urban living'.
New Architecture in Britain
Bauman Lyons are featured in New Architecture in Britain by Kenneth Powell, published by Merrell in November 2003.
Working drawings are underway on £3.5 Million Neighbourhood Centre in West Bowling, Bradford for Bradford Trident. Start on site will be autumn this year.
Ravenscliffe Renewal Centre
Site Progress: Ravenscliffe Renewal Centre is at foundation level. Irwins are the main contractor and work will be completed in September 2004. For the groundwork anoraks out there this is a picture of concrete column bases.
Southlands Avenue, Leeds
Work in progress: the extension to Southlands Avenue in Leeds is nearing completion. Scaffolding came down at the beginning of March. The building will be watertight in the middle of March and completion will be in the second week of April.
Irena Bauman will be a key note speaker at the forthcoming CongressCATH conference on Architecture and Philosophy to be held on 9-11 July 2004 at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford. For more information please go to the CongressCATH website (link below).
Emmaus Leeds has reached completion this month and the first companions are moving in before Christmas.
Centre for Time Based Arts, Hull
Stage C has been completed for Centre for Time Based Arts, Hull. It is awating ACE Asessment.