Architecture Education Declares Group.

There is no longer any need to debate the existence of rampant Climate Change and the Mass Extinction of species. The time for action is right now. The industry that we as Architects and future Architects are an integral part of consumes 50% of the world’s raw materials mined annually and creates 60% of CO2e […]

The Countdown has Begun.

The countdown has begun as the School of Architecture and Design staff and students are building the End of Year Graduate Show. In previous years Architecture and Interior Architecture Courses have showcased student work in a range of venues. From the main gallery at the University City Campus, to the now sadly demolished Circus Street […]

Sites of Encounter: A SoAD Staff Research Exhibition.

Sites of Encounter is an exhibition of research organised by Dr. Alex  Zambelli and co-curated with Dr. Sam Lynch.  The exhibition showcases (mostly) current research by staff in the School of Architecture and Design, and asks them to write a brief accompanying text about their work in a research context. The extreme variety of media […]

Green Architecture Day

Another successful Green Architecture Day has been and gone – this year the focus was the impacts of the built environment on health and well being. This annual day of illustrated talks that has been run by Brighton Permaculture Trust and Low Carbon Trust since 2002. Since then, the event has attracted over 2,000 participants […]

John Andrews Student Prize for Drawing.

“Drawing is a Method of Thinking, a connective understanding between the eye, the hand, and the mind. At its most primitive level, drawing could be reduced to a single mark: a smudge from the tip of a finger. A scratch from a nail or an imprint from the palm of the hand. On a more […]

Brighton represented at Alternative Histories Exhibition.

An interesting exhibition curated by Marius Grootveld and Jantje Engels, with Drawing Matter and the Architecture Foundation opened this weekend and includes work by some of our external examiners, staff and Brighton School of Architecture alumni. The exhibition is a conversation between past and present, the page and the three dimensional, the real and the […]

Studio 12 work on housing continues.

As Studio 12 progresses with work on housing at Providence Place in Brighton studio leader Luis Diaz met with the not-for-profit enterprise Public Practice in London. Luis has been invited by Public Practice to contribute to a report offering design guidance for Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC). This west London development is […]

Climate Crisis and Green Architecture Day

The ever busy Duncan Baker Brown is meeting with the Editor of the Architect’s Journal to discuss ways of making the climate crisis accessible as an issue for architects, because  says Duncan ‘Our industry (construction) consumes about 50% of all mined/ grown materials… and the UK consumes 600 million tonnes of products a year, generates […]

Remembering John Andrews.

It is with great sadness that the School of Architecture and Design announce the untimely death of our friend and colleague John Andrews. John had taught a the University of Brighton for many years. His unique drawings inspired both staff and students alike. John came to the Architectural Association from the Chelsea School of Art […]

The Pink House Festival.

BA Architecture student Marinos Mavrogenis from Studio 55 has been planning and curating a small architectural workshop as part of  The Pink House Festival which will take place in Abbeville St. Lucien, Northern France this summer. Workshop participants will design the festival ‘scenery’ (a concert stage, performance stage, and structures for the surrounding areas of […]