Link to leeds-list website and video
'The new train station entrance is certainly a looker, and its design has really got people talking, but it’s also a massive architectural achievement, because Bauman Lyons has the tricky tasty of designing a structure that actually sits above the river. The dramatic glass and metal entrance slots into the old Victorian arches, providing the city’s commuters with a brand new access point, while minimising the impact on nearby apartments and amenities – pleasing everyone is no mean feat, but the capsule-like entrance just about does it'.
Check out the RIBAJ article where Irena Bauman explains MassBespoke as a self-build system that facilitates Custom design for everyone
Apart from saving us, a four-day working week can be also good for the environment and economy.
There is a growing consensus that an extra day off could help the world in many ways…
Bauman Lyons have been shortlisted in the Innovative Product category of Offsite Awards for MassBespoke™ System.
The finalist will be announced in October 2016- the full list of awards can be viewed here
The BLA team spent an enjoyable (if not a little windswept!) Saturday helping to build ‘Tensegrity’ structures from bamboo with visitors to Derby’s first FIGMENT festival hosted by Derby Silk Mill.
The ASF UK (http://www.asf-uk.org/) are developing powerful training and methods for co-production of development with some of the most dis-empowered communities: Resilience by Design, Change by Design and Challenging Practice .
Also Key note by Irena Bauman spoke at the Challenging Practice Design in Uncertain Global Times staged by ASF in March 2016 and mapped the ASF methods across work of BLA- a commercial practice that shares ASF values.
To read the whole article: Seven Incredible buildings Designed by Leeds’ Architects
Click to see the project: Bransley Digital Media Centre
Click to see the project: Leeds Train Station Entrance
Great Construction time-laps video
We are not the only ones to discover that four-day weeks have many benefits. Interesting report that strengthens our initiative here
Irena will be speaking at Beyond Participation on the 16th of June.
The event will examine how architectural practice has moved beyond the traditional boundaries of ‘user participation’.
The event is already receiving a high level of interest and excitement!
The relevant details of the conference, film screenings and conversations at the following link – http://eepurl.com/b1HKkH