|The LRSA has regular branch meetings, normally on the last Wednesday of the month.
The venue is the Turkey Cafe on Granby Street in Leicester, unless stated otherwise.
The LRSA branch meetings are open to local members and all architects and students in Leicestershire and Rutland are encouraged to attend.
|Wednesday 31 August, 6pm
Leicester, Turkey Cafe
Wednesday 29 September, 6pm
Gin & Fizz / Waterfront
Wednesday 27 October, 6pm
Melton Mowbray, Venue tbc
Wednesday 30 November, 6pm
Offices of Watson Batty, Limehurst House, Bridge St, LE11 1NH
|Love Architecture: A Guided Walk of
Leicester's Cultural Quarter
Saturday 10 September 2016
1pm - 3pm
4pm - 6pm
|The guided walk is part of Heritage Open Day and looks at historic and contemporary buildings in the Cultural Quarter incl LCB Depot, Maker’s Yard, Curve and Leicester Print Workshop.
Book your free place here for a tour from 1pm to 3pm or from 4pm to 6pm on Saturday 10 September 2016 and go to the Heritage Open Day website for more information on events in Leicester.
Monday 13 June 2016
|The seminar by Karl Craig-West of Buzz Website Design covered the key ideas needed to start or improve existing marketing in order to win more clients and finished with a Q&A session.|
|CDM Regulations 2015
Monday 23 May 2016
|The seminar by Samuel Green of Greens Consultancy Services covered the roles and responsibilities of Principal Designers, Legislative framework, Principles of prevention and Risk assessment.
Sam also spoke in detail to the attending architects and engineers about Pre-construction information, Construction phase plan, H&S file and finish with a Q&A session.
|Photography for Architects
Monday 01 February 2016
|The practical guide from architectural photographer Keith Cooper covered advice of how to take better photos of completed projects as well as how to present architectural work to potential clients online.
The event was attended by 30 architects from local practices, architecture students and members of the public.
Keith, who is an affiliated member and a member of the LRSA council, has tailored this seminar to suit the practices in the region, also spoke about practical issues in capturing photos, and some of the preparation and planning required beforehand.
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Wednesday 25 November 2015
|The second event in the popular Pecha Kucha format featured seven quick-fire and thought-provoking presentations about all aspects of "Housing" - 20 powerpoint slides with 20 seconds per slide.
Architects and students from across the RIBA East Midland Region shared their thoughts on the subject of "Housing A to Z" and were joined by the Head of Planning at Leicester City Council.
The free event was open to architects, architecture students and interested members of the public and included free drinks and snacks and was attended by over 80 people.
|Guided Walk: The Cultural Quarter
Thursday 21 May 2015
|A guided walk, free and open to members of the public, covered the history and recent transformation of Leicester's Cultural Quarter from hosiery and boot making factories to the cluster of today’s creative industries.
The tour was led by architect Nils Feldmann on behalf of the Leicestershire and Rutland Society of Architects.
|Guided Walk: De Montfort University
Thursday 14 May 2015
|The architectural tour of the De Montfort University campus included a site visit to the major redevelopment of the Fletcher Building.
The walk was led by Dr Arthur Lyons on behalf of the Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects and was free and open to members of the public.
|Guided Walk: University of Leicester
Thursday 07 May 2015
|The architectural tour of the University of Leicester campus was free and open to members of the public.
Led by Dr Arthur Lyons on behalf of the Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects the walk included the listed Engineering Building by James Stirling overlooking Victoria Park.
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|The event involved quick fire, thought provoking and light-hearted presentations in the popular Pecha Kucha format.
20 slides with 20 seconds per slide on the subject of Leicester Architecture from architects and lecturers proved to be an easy way of sharing thoughts on the subject and provided entertainment to students and presenters alike.
|President's One Day Competition
Friday 27 February 2015
|The competition was a one day charette open to all students at the Leicester School of Architecture to design a mobile exhibition pavillion for Richard III.
The topic was unveiled on Thursday evening with introductory lectures by Prof Sarah Hainsworth from the University of Leicester and Jonathan Park, the structural engineer behind the stage sets of the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and many others
24 hours of frantic and buzzing design activity followed and the winners were announced on Friday afternoon.