Paul Iddon- Marketing for Architects Nov 2014

November 26th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

As Paul flies off to Copenhagen – thanks for two great days of input from him to MArch and BSc professional skills and a public lecture too.




Sasha Greig- Invigilating at the Irish Pavilion

November 26th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Architecture at Queens was pleased to support Sasha Greig with a substantial bursary towards her acting as one of the invigilators at the Irish Pavilion, co-curated by our Gary Boyd and John McLaughlin, at the 2014 Venice Biennale, Italy. Here is photograph of Sasha at the Pavilion – and her reflective essay she wrote while at the Venice Biennale of Architecture.


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Nottingham University students at QUB MArch

November 21st, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Rachel Delargy, a graduate of QUB MArch, now working with Hall McKnight,  gave Michael Stacey’s MARS MArch group a masterclass on how to build paper models. Photographs by AMJ.

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Inaugural Lecture: Professor John Cole

October 29th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Architecture: The Art of Healing
5pm Wed 19th November,2014
Lecture Theatre LG 024
David Keir Building


To attend please email Andrea Fordham-

Lecture Series in Sustainable Thinking

October 23rd, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink


Modern Schools in Belfast Talk- The Work of RS Wilshere (free entry)

October 22nd, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Free public lecture tomorrow at 6pm Ulster Museum – no ticket required “….Overseeing the design and construction of 26 new schools, Wilshere was recognised in his time as having designed the first modern schools anywhere in Ireland.”

Dr Paul Larmour is giving the Arts Council / British Council Festival lecture tomorrow – architects often forget the innovation of the earlier part of the 20th century – which can inform discussion and design of today.

It is free, no ticket required – just walk in….


21 Things You Won’t Learn in Architecture School- Adrian Dobson

October 21st, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Monday 27th October 2014
6pm- 7:15pm
LG024 David Keir Building
Open public lecture and discussion


RIBA and Queen’s University Belfast

Available from the RSUA bookshop and

Adrian Dobson: “In architecture it is a long road to success, but what does success look like.  Career development routes in architecture are notoriously ill defined, but there are many routes to a career in architecture which is rewarding personally and professionally, and profitable as well!  You may or may not be the next Starchitect, but there is surely a place for you in the architectural firmament if you can demonstrate your unique proposition and communicate it to the myriad audiences which impact upon the realisation of architecture”


Second place for Queen’s Architecture Graduates

October 16th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Congratulations to Architecture at Queen’s graduates Matthew Kernan and Jonathan Connerney for being placed second in the competition for the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, beating off competition from 6 other Architecture schools and with Shelly Mcnamara as one of the judges.

BLOG PHOTOFor more information about the competition, please click here.


Creative Abrasion – Sophie Le-Bourva, Annual Peter Rice at Queen’s Lecture

October 14th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

A date for the diary – 6pm, Wednesday 5th November

Sophie Le-Bourva

Sophie Le-Bourva has an international reputation as an innovating design engineer identifying design opportunities and synergies between and across disciplines. Her portfolio includes the Millennium Bridge in London, collaborations with Zaha Hadid, Richard Rogers, Norman Foster, Shigeru Ban, OMA, and Future Systems. This is the first of a series of lectures from leading international design practitioners in the built environment and builds on the legacy of Peter Rice, the design engineer of some of the most significant structures in the latter half of the twentieth century. The School of Planning Architecture and Civil Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast, invites all to this, the first of a series of annual lectures that will be of interest to engineers, architects, and all interested in the potential of design to improve the built environment and enhance and support human experience.

Vote for Queen’s Architecture Graduates- Shortlisted for Young Architects Studio Competition

October 8th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

Architecture graduates John Murray, Darren Ward and Martin Delaney have been shortlisted for the Young Architects studio competition, run by the AIA Pittsburgh, and are also up for the people’s choice award. To find out more about the competition and to vote, please click here.