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URBAN LECTURE NUMBER 06 – A MEANWHILE CITY

So on Tuesday 07 July we delivered our final lecture in the series 'Reading The City ' the final lecture was titled a 'Mean While City'. We started the series back in January in the City at Gods House. But soon had to move across to a virtual platform, but these proved to be even more popular with over 350 people watching the series overall. The public lecture series was ¬†focused upon raising public awareness, engagement, and participation in a curated process of re-imagining the…
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RIBA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS – STUDO B.A.D – SUPPORT SUMITA SINGHA

So its RIBA election season and at Studio B.a.d we are delighted to be asked to be supporting and part of Sumita Singha's election campaign, read all about her manifesto and inspiring story. Please consider voting for Sumita to bring about change at the RIBA! Election Statement: The momentous challenges sweeping through our society provide an opportunity to reflect on the RIBA and build on the strengths of the Advancing Architecture Strategic Plan. To respond effectively to these new challenges, the RIBA needs to be…
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BRIGHTON INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE END OF YEAR AWARDS

We where delighted to be invited by Gemma Barton to judge the Interior Architecture awards 2020. This is the second year now we have been invited to take part, its such an honour to be involved in the school the promotes some of the most imaginative free thinking projects. Our award is for graduating students undertaking the Interior Architecture course in recognition of narrative and storytelling through excellence in drawings and representation. This year do not disappoint, we where asked to choose a first and…
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VIRTUAL STUDIO TEACHING – READING SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTUTRE

Over the past three months, we have all been adapting to the challenges around removed face to face existence and having to deliver the same work + teaching experiences that needed to happen in order for us to survive in business and for our students at Reading school of architecture to complete their undergraduate education. I am hugely honoured that I get to teach in first year at the University in Reading, but I had no idea how our students would rise to the occasion…
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URBAN LECTURE SERIES NO 05 – GENDER + SEXUALITY IN THE URBAN REALM

Our latest Urban lecture series this month was focused around Gender and sexuality in the Urban realm, with expert guest speakers Ruth Irvine, Amy Scott - Pillow , Dr Phevos Kallitsis and Zoe Berman. Each speaker reflected their own experiences, research and practice within the spaces and places of the built environment. The evening revealed a deep and passionate exploration of the speakers positive and some times challenging experiences to open the important and inclusive conversation and debate about how gender and sexuality must have…
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Studio – B.a.d – Design Review

During lockdown we have been adapting like all small design studios and we have found, huge positive benefits in these times. One such benefit is the collective coming together with our collaborators and critical friends. This month we held our first virtual design review with, Gemma Barton, Roger Tyrrell, Andrew Malbon and Stuart Bertie. It was a quite remarkable hour, discussing, sketching, explaining and listening to the thoughts of our critical friends on our new Church entrance cafe extension, which is due for submission for…
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