Leicester Urban Observatory

2022 Love Architecture Programme Confirmed

Our Friends at the Leicestershire and Rutland Society of Architects have confirmed this year’s programme of events here on Event Brite: http://lovearchitecture.eventbrite.co.uk

Submission deadline Friday 7th October 2022 –   Winner to be announced on LOVE ARCHITECTURE Festival Award Evening 20th October 2021T&Cs apply refer to OneDrive link below for submission details and further information     https://linktr.ee/lrsaarchitects  Architectural Photography Competition       Colour in the Built Environment
4th October 2021 10am   Winner to be announced on LOVE ARCHITECTURE Festival Award Evening 20th October 2022  LOVE ARCHITECTURE : President’s Prize launch   One day design competition opens to students of both Leicester School of Architecture and Loughborough School of Architecture
6th October 2022 LCB Depothttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-architecture-festival-pecha-kucha-2022-tickets-417823249587  LOVE ARCHITECTURE: Pecha Kucha (Colour and the Built Environment) Part of the Love Architecture Festival. Powered by Pecha Kucha. Bringing together creative professionals across Leicestershire and Rutland to discuss their interpretation around the subject of ‘Colour’ (speakers TBC). This is a laid-back and entertaining take on presenting. Each presentation includes 20 slides, each displayed for only 20 seconds before automatically switching to the next slide – whether the presenter is prepared or not! Be ready for an entertaining and informative series of presentations from some of Leicester’s best creatives, in the home of creative business in Leicester. Followed by refreshments and an opportunity to network and possibly meet some of our brave speakers!
8th October 2022 Outside LCB Depothttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-architecture-festival-guided-walk-of-leicester-cultural-quarter-tickets-417828234497LOVE ARCHITECTURE: A Guided Walk of Leicester Cultural Quarter Leicester has undergone significant culture-led regeneration with areas transforming into new, vibrant and exciting places. Discover more about Leicester’s Cultural Quarter by joining an informative, architect-led guided walk covering the history and recent transformation of the area from hosiery and boot making to today’s creative industries. Architect Nils Feldmann, on behalf of the Leicestershire and Rutland Society of Architects, will expertly guide visitors around the Cultural Quarter. The walk will include the LCB Depot, Curve, Maker’s Yard and the Phoenix. Not to be missed! Meet in the Lightbox in our local architecture exhibition at the LCB Depot then join us for a tour of the cultural quarter.
8th October 2021 LCB DepotLOVE ARCHITECTURE / Cultural Quarter Early : Family Event LEGO and Den Building  
11th October 2021 LCB Depothttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-architecture-evening-lecture-tickets-420236216837  LOVE ARCHITECTURE Lecture – An evening with Evans Vettori   The talk will focus on how Evans Vettori use colour to relate to context, in a variety of urban and rural settings. Much of this colour is driven by the careful selection of natural, local materials.   The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.
 14th October 2022 LCB Depothttps://www.phoenix.org.uk/programme/push-lcb-depot/  Push @ LCB Depot A documentary about the social housing crisis
15th October 2022https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-architecture-guided-walk-of-leicester-cathedral-quarter-tickets-420253237747LOVE ARCHITECTURE: A Guided Walk of Leicester Cathedral Quarter Having retraced a series of plaques in the city centre, marked for the 1984 LRSA Trail, which had until that point been a complete mystery to us! Some serious investigation later and we have uncovered a map of the 1984 trail highlighting the most important public spaces and vistas in the city. Local architects David Hickman and Adam Smith will take the lead of this tour, focusing on areas, buildings and views at the established LRSA Trail stations around the Cathedral Quarter. Join our architects and see this part of the city in a whole new light!  
19th October 2021 Parcel Yard, Leicesterhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-architecture-festival-planning-series-2022-tickets-417806700087  LOVE ARCHITECTURE : Housing: Quantity, Quality, Cost As a society we seem to have such major problems with one of our basics of living, shelter. This seminar, in a pub, will feature three short presentations by leading experts focusing on the three key themes in the title followed by a discussion; most of which will be at the bar. Snappy Informative and light, as befits a session after work. Panel Peter Wilkinson – Landmark Planning Grant Butterworth – Leicester City Council Clare Bowman – RCZM Architects Peter Brown – SGP Architects This event is part of LOVE ARCHITECTURE festival 2022 in partnership with LCB Depot’s Design Season 2022; hosted by Leicestershire and Rutland Society of Architects in association with RIBA.
20th October 2021 LCB Depothttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-architecture-award-evening-tickets-420287259507LOVE ARCHITECTURE Award Evening An evening of celebrations! Winners of the LOVE ARCHITECTURE photography competition and the President’s Prize (students 1-day design competition) will be announced. Join the architects and celebrate with the award winners.
22nd October 2021 Top of New Walk / Victoria Park Car Parkhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-architecture-a-guided-walk-tickets-420310850067LOVE ARCHITECTURE: A Guided Walk of New Walk Justin Webber, Leicester City Council Senior Building Conservation Officer takes you on a tour around the picturesque pedestrian promenade of New Walk in Leicester.